18 Oct


I hate squirrels.  Really, really hate them.  Not all squirrels, mind you.  Just the ones that like to hang out on my deck, dig up my recently planted bulbs, and tear up my beautifully potted, not inexpensive perennials.  These squirrels, the ones that think they...

15 Sep

Practicing Community

“What is the best thing about being part of a religious order?” a monk was once asked.  “Community,” he replied.  “Living with my brothers.”  “And what is the hardest thing about being part of the order?” asked the questioner.  “Community,” the monk replied.  “Living with...