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Monday's Meditation: Solitude, Community, Ministry.

Monday’s Meditation

Over the last two months as we have begun this journey together on Mondays Meditation, we have been looking at different ways to meet with God and to engage in spiritual work. 847 more words

Monday's Meditation

Hope...and simple salad

‘One of the most basic rhythms of the inner life is the movement from our restless senses to an inner solitude in order to re-engage the world with new creativity and hope. 479 more words

Grain Free

more thoughts on artists and solitude

This NPR article on musician Laura Marling and empathy caught my eye this morning, which led me to view this one (“How To Be Alone: Musicians Confront Solitude”) featuring Marling, Sufjan Stevens, and other similar artists. 506 more words

Thoughts On Living Well

Cry for Help? Assistance in Prayer from Fr. Nouwen.

Matterofprayer: A Year of Everyday Prayers – Sunday, April 12, 2015

Cry for Help? Assistance in Prayer from Fr. Nouwen.

I love Fr. Nouwen’s writings. All of them. 286 more words

Doubt, Faith and Realism: Doubting Thomas

Yesterday I celebrated Eucharist on the Second Sunday of Easter its a number of m students and their families at our Staff College Chapel. I have to say that I love what do, I never will regret following the call that I first felt aboard the USS Frederick (LST-1184) back in 1978 to become a Navy Chaplain. 868 more words


Being caught

There was a meltdown.  It was an autism meltdown.  Except it wasn’t the person with autism having the meltdown.  It was my meltdown.

I had been sick the whole week feeling miserable and trying to make it through each day while fulfilling all my responsibilities.   684 more words

Find Your Center...Please

The people in my life who care enough about me to be completely honest tell me how different I am after I have taken time to “find my center.” If I allow my schedule to supersede this personal-development time, it always shows up in the way I treat myself and in the way I treat others. 61 more words