Category: Rule of St. Benedict

Get into Hot Water – A Free Offering

Today I offer an excerpt from the upcoming free Householder’s Mini-Retreat. Day One “Let us get up then, at long last, for the Scriptures rouse when they say, ‘It is high time for us to rise from sleep’ (Rom. 13:11). Let us open our eyes to…

Silence

Today Today I’m flying low and I’m not saying a word. I’m letting all the voodoos of ambition sleep. The world goes on as it must, the bees in the garden rumbling a little, the fish leaping, the gnats getting eaten. And so forth….

Patience, Young Padawan

“Patience you must have, my young Padawan,” says Yoda to Luke Skywalker. When I say this to Cole he doesn’t understand the Star Wars reference. Or patience for that matter. I’m not convinced I understand patience either. Patience is “the capacity to accept or tolerate delay,…

Chickens and Goats

In the November 30th episode of the Daily Show the host, Trevor Noah, commented on the CNN report by Nima Elbagir et al. on the slave trade in Libya saying, “. . . In 2017 you don’t expect the breaking news to be ‘Slave…

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