Can Virgie, a woman whom the town frequently defined on its own terms, ever be "all to herself?" It is significant that Virgie wrestles with these issues after articulating the value of Miss Eckhart
Woods's book marks the 750th year of Meister Eckhart
's birth--approximately speaking, since Eckhart
's exact birth date is unknown.
For instance, the platoon at the center of the story is made up of Marines from a variety of ethnicities and social backgrounds: a microcosm of American society led into battle by a crusty, war-weary sergeant played by Aaron Eckhart
To See the Buddha: An Exploration of Seeing Spirituality with Meister Eckhart
, Nagarjuna, and Huang Bo.
Starring: Tammy Blanchard, Nicole Kidman, Miles Teller, Dianne Wiest, Aaron Eckhart
(The Dark Knight), Michelle Rodriguez (Avatar) and Bridget Moynahan (I, Robot) star in this mega-clunker, directed by Jonathan Liebesman whose previous masterpiece was the widely-panned prequel The Texas Chainsaw: The Beginning.
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Aaron Eckhart
, Dan Fogler, Martin Sheen, Judy Greer Direction: Brandon Camp
Both children and adults will be enchanted by this collaboration between two well-known and much-loved creators, Eckhart
Tolle, author of The Power of Now, and Patrick McDonnell, creator of the comic strip MUTTS.
GUARDIANS OF BEING could also have been featured in our 'new age' area but deserves ongoing recommendation as an appealing blend of Eckhart
's teachings and Patrick McDonnell's cartoons.
- a 13th century Dominican theologian, philosopher and mystic - wrote, "We are all meant to be mothers of God." As a child, I learned that God is my "father." So I have questioned, "How can I be a `mother' of God if God is my father/mother?"