East Meets West

I Love Science in the Spring time Too often science is viewed as the antithesis of religion. I, like Carl Sagan believe that a scientist’s job is to prove the existence of God.  Sagan believed that science reveals that the universe has order and that there is a universal energy force underlying that order. Physicist…

I saw a movie recently entitled “Feast of Love.” It was a very profound movie.  At first glance one might say it was depressing. An older  couple who were college professors seemed to live a good life. They raised their only son well. He became a successful physician and made them proud. They were shocked…

A Life Well Lived What is a life well lived?  Many people who contemplate their legacies want their life to be known as one well lived.  Many people simply want to define their life as a life well lived.  What does this amorphous phrase really mean? Is it the life of a great philanthropist and…

Interconnectedness One of my favorite pastimes is to focus upon the manner in which all things are connected. It seems we naturally gravitate to groups, organizations, clans and nations.   When in school, we form inner circles based upon our affinities and proclivities.  Even in nature everything is related or connected. Constellations, rock formations and rivers…

Not By Bread Alone I read about the temptation of Jesus with my son yesterday in preparation for Lent.  I was particularly struck by a passage in Matthew in which Jesus says, “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.”   This is one of many…

Mardi Gras and Lent   The juxtaposition of Mardi Gras with Ash Wednesday is a great example of the way in which we seek balance between our physical and spiritual lives.  Mardi Gras is a Bacchanalian type celebration that is designed for us to revel in the sensual.  This celebration is a precursor to Lent…

  We all come from eternity. The trick is to determine how to start consciously returning to eternity while we are still alive in human form.  Philosophers tell us that the best way to do so is by living in the present. If we recognize that each moment is an opportunity to do just that,…

Welcome to my Blog entitled East Meets West. The rationale underlying this blog is to act as a sounding board for all those seekers who seek what I call spiritual resonance. All of my life, I have been a seeker.  I did not understand that I was a seeker until my late teen age years.…

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Douglas Davis

Douglas Davis is a father, husband, writer, corporate consultant and business coach. He is the author of the book. "In My Contemplation: the Musings of a Resonance Seeker." He received a B.A. from the University of Illinois in English and Mass Media Communications and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Whether it is through the parameters of a business setting, spiritual setting or practical day to day living, his goal remains the same which is to help people bring out their best selves. He has recently published an e-book entitled, "In My Contemplation" which is available now on Amazon.

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