Retreat

  I’ve been leading two retreats the past week at Sinsinawa Dominican Convent. The last days of the Cultivating Sanctuary series will continue when I retu...

Friday Florilegium

Day 25 in a month-long series on Cultivating Sanctuary. (And yes, my faithful readers, I’ve had to choose not to blog a few times this week in order to ma...

Prayerful Diligence

Day 24 in a month-long series on Cultivating Sanctuary. A humorous moment with God occurred a few years back as I complained to him, once again, about the writi...

Sabbath Day

Day 23 in a month-long series on Cultivating Sanctuary. I’m taking a day for worship and fellowship. Here is a lovely 30-minute sung Compline by Clare Col...

Think Small

Day 22 in a month-long series on Cultivating Sanctuary. In chaos theory, small changes in the initial stages of a pattern are believed to have large effects. On...

Friday Florilegium

Day 21 in a month-long series on Cultivating Sanctuary. Ah, the lovely cadences of 19th century prayer! Taken from the daily devotional, Prayers Ancient and Mod...