#45.1, Thurs., June 1, 2023

Historical setting: 602 C.E. A cottage in the Vosges          Healing comes on summer winds. For me, my strength and wit are coming to me in pieces, sometimes with old familiar forms of comfort, sometimes in glimpses of new starts. Thank you, God.          Healing of spirit seems to be hovering around my oldest sonsContinue reading “#45.1, Thurs., June 1, 2023”

#44.14, Weds., May 31, 2023

Historical setting: 602 C.E. The cottage in the Vosges          On this beautiful day I’m home with my family, healing slowly in God’s time. Greg and Gabe are still aching of childhood, not able to accept themselves as powerless in the face of senseless brutality. So how will healing turn them?  Will they learn fromContinue reading “#44.14, Weds., May 31, 2023”

#44.4, Tues., May 9, 2023

Historical setting: 602 C.E. Chalôns          Rage ignites these bishops – a flicker of wrath poofs to flaming venom!  Father Columbanus’ suggestion for improving the use of a bishops’ council rings of insolence to these gathered. I assume I will be carrying an angry response back to the Father after they take a cooler momentContinue reading “#44.4, Tues., May 9, 2023”

#36.3, Weds., Sept. 7, 2022

         This morning after prayers and prayers again I find Brother August and his new apprentice at work on the great stone of marble.  It’s in this state of creation where a halo is emerging from the center at the top, and it seems affixed to a head that is bowed. Already I can seeContinue reading “#36.3, Weds., Sept. 7, 2022”

Post #14.1, Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Historical setting: Along the ridges of the Pyrenees, 6th Century C.E. So I asked a simple question, “What is courage?”          Nic apologizes for my apparent goading argument. “My friend here, Lazarus, is a Christian pacifist so he is probably going to tell us meaningless things about courage.”          The young shepherd backs away fromContinue reading “Post #14.1, Tuesday, November 3, 2020”