Monthly Archives: February 2013

Listen to the Call

Tonight I attended the second meeting of our little “monastery of the heart.” This time, after prayer and a song, we read together the introduction to Joan Chittester’s book, and I want to share with you a part of that … Continue reading

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Monasteries of the Heart

This evening I attended the first of several meetings on Joan Chittister’s book, Monastery of the Heart. For those who are not familiar with her work, Chittister is a prolific writer of amazing spiritual depth. She is also a Benedictine … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Coming Home

“Today I declare to the YHWH my God, with deepest gratitude, that I have come into the land that YHWH promised to give me. Wandering gypsies (not by blood, just by spirit) were my ancestors; they came from Normandy, from … Continue reading

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Shiny Faces

Moses’ face shone when he came  out from talking with God. The story reads as if it were literally true, since they had him wear a veil, and that may well be so. Privately, I wonder if the “physical” (for … Continue reading

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