Monthly Archives: February 2012

Taking A Break

For my regular readers, I wanted to let you know I’ll be on retreat for the next six weeks, spending some much-needed time on my novel, reflecting on my plans for the blog, and generally getting my head screwed back … Continue reading

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Lent: Entering the Beauty of the Desert

Seeds of contemplation on the beauty of the desert on the eve of Lent. . . . * “I will allure her into the desert and speak to her heart.” Hosea 2:16 * “In silence and hope will your strength … Continue reading

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Beauty Break: A Poetic Interlude

  A thing of beauty is a joy for ever; Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but will still keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing, … Continue reading

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