Visiting: convergence of present, past, and future

    Having a dog assures that you are up early every day. You may go back to bed, but if you want to avoid a problem of greater or lesser proportion, it is worth rising early and getting out with the pooch.   This morning at 5:30 am I came out the back doorContinue reading “Visiting: convergence of present, past, and future”

“Wild Kingdom” or “Chance of Reign 100%”

[Texts: 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 and Mark 4:26-34]   For three months of the summer of 2005 I lived with the Benedictine monks in the community of Glenstal Abbey 9-miles outside the city of Limerick in Ireland.  In that region known as the Golden Vail, sharing the day-to-day life and routine of the almost fifty membersContinue reading ““Wild Kingdom” or “Chance of Reign 100%””