Lent Diary: The Mundane, A Holy Awareness, Our body, and Jesus

My first Lenten post is here. These are the indiscriminate observations from days one and two.  Often, I allow dailiness of life to flood in, the tyranny of the urgent family agenda turning me half brain-dead.  Just do the next thing, if grumpily. In The Sign of Jonas, Merton says:  “I ought to know, by now, […]

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Empty and Waiting

I must apologize in advance for this essay.  I could delete it, I almost did.  Perhaps I still shall.  ——————————————————————————————————————— I stopped dreaming.  I realized this as I sat in church yesterday. It’s hard to feel hopeful when you no longer dream.  What you conceived for your life is not this, when you look around […]

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