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Asian Journey Completion

Posted April 12th, 2012

My AsIan Journey is coming to an end in Vietnam as I prepare to make my way back to Vermont  and Green Mt Monastery at the end of the month.  Remembering Thomas Merton and his Asian experience  and his awakening to the Divine at the center of the Self.  Asia…

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Good Friday- Genocide Museum-Cambodia

Posted April 7th, 2012

Good Friday and a visit to the Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  It is hard to comprehend the level of cruelty inflicted on the Cambodian people by the Khemer Rouge from 1975-1979.

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Land Mines, Amputees, Holy Thursday- Cambodia

Posted April 5th, 2012

I am in  Phnom Penh, Cambodia with the Maryknoll Sisters. Today is Holy Thursday and I met a man on the street begging who lost his legs in a landmine.  I knelt down in front of him, spoke a few words , looked in his eyes and gave him some…

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Palm Oil Plantation-Exploitation in Borneo

Posted March 28th, 2012

Amie and I just finished a day with workers from the Palm Oil Plantations. Both workers and Earth Community are severely exploited.   For insight into the many sides of Borneo watch the movie The Burning Season- the  website where you can see the trailer is here: http://www.theburningseasonmovie.com/)

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