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Thursday Re-View -- And the Pilgrims Came...

This was written while on retreat in Assisi, Italy.

And the Pilgrims Came…

One by one, they came.
Walking, shuffling, crawling, running.
To you, St. 231 more words

Personal Musings

Cold, Snow, and St. Patrick competition!

Hello from the frozen North!

Sitting out another snowstorm, I’m reading the life of Francis of Assisi. One of the nicest things about writing Icons is studying the Saints and their lives… 406 more words

A Walk Along Time - the Streets of Assisi, Italy

Of all the places I’ve travelled, it is always in Italy that I feel the most transported from the everyday world; the ancient towns, the art, and the spiritual and political history always inspires my imagination. 902 more words


The Sound of Assisi

A solo operata of birdsong fills the air.
Does this creature ever sleep?
I beg it for a reprisal
From its birdsongs at this ungodly hour. 98 more words



Assisi looks like it came out of a movie. A small little town built on the top of a hill, it is probably one of the most picturesque places that we have visited yet. 595 more words


The Prayer of St. Francis

I’m a bit obsessed with St. Francis of Assisi, and it all started with Buffy the Vampire Slayer.  That’s normal, right?

In the season six finale (which is SO GREAT and I will definitely write about at some point), Sarah McLachlan sings, “The Prayer of St. 148 more words


Galentine's Day Weekend

This weekend we had an optional excursion to the Umbria area, it had limited spots, so Tori and I signed up as soon as possible. 253 more words