Zen

Looking for Living Waters

Clement’s Underwater Shrine Depicted at Chartres Cathedral

The Medieval Experience Living waters are a powerful symbol in ancient texts. Not just texts of language either: above is an image I took earlier this year of one of the pediments to the South Transept at Chartres Cathedral. It’s a detail of the Porch of Martyrs with Saints Theodore, Stephen, Pope Clement and Saint […] Read More

Sharing our Vulnerabilities

Truths in Zen We don’t have to be Zen practitioners to hear truths from Zen – particularly when they come in the form of a lovely book like Nothing Special: Living Zen by Charlotte Joko Beck. Here’s a quote from this book that resonates with us and with the work we do with couples: I […] Read More