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“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,
That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,
And spills the upper boulders in the sun;
And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.” 711 more words


True Words, True Prayer

I miss the dignity of an inauguration that included a poet like Maya Angelou. Hearing her read “On the Pulse of Morning” made me feel for a time like I, who wrote many poems back then, was actually somehow a relevant part of this nation. 718 more words

Celtic Spirituality

Thin Places

In Celtic spirituality, thin places, or thin spaces, are those places where heaven and earth are closest. We have places that feel sacred and holy. “The Wall” honoring the Viet Nam soldiers in Washington, D.C., is one of those sacred places, even though every time I have been, it has been crowded with people—women, children, men, soldiers, tourists. 255 more words

Photo Journal


To look into Cear’s eyes was to stare into your own soul.

Once upon a time…

there was child born into the world of dreams. They say she left the womb dreaming and continued to dream for a hundred days and nights after. 2,429 more words


Me and the fox ... and nothing ... or everything

(Below is a 3-minute audio file if you prefer to listen rather than read).

Last night I woke up at 3.15 a.m. with a jolt. Something had woken me. 254 more words


The Gospel & Food!

Travelling through the romantic landscapes of Tuscany, the amazing little town of Lucca was a pleasant revelation. As I walked around its historic vias and piazzas I was met with a festival.  447 more words

Journeys In Ministry