Monthly Archives: March 2014

On being hospitible

    A few years ago I read a book called, “Radical Hospitality, Benedict’s Way of Love.” One of the things I remember about the book was the premise that being hospitable, or serving as a good host, does NOT mean … Continue reading

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Hope springs…

Hello Travelers. I woke up thinking about the quality of hope. Ever read Don Quixote? If so you remember the grey-bearded, gaunt Gentleman Knight of La Mancha, who had a gift of finding hope and possibility in the midst of a grim reality. … Continue reading

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Three words

Right Angle Turns. That is what I am thinking about today. Right angle turns are those times when you are proceeding along at a comfortable pace and WHOOSH, all of a sudden you find  your direction has changed AND–this is … Continue reading

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“To what hail do you hark?”

I read these words in an essay by Annie Dillard this morning. The question was actually posed by Ms. Dillard to her goldfish, Ellery Channing, when she observed him swimming madly around the fishbowl one morning after a noisy flock … Continue reading

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The first day of a new year ( retrospectively)

Hello 2014. So glad you could make it.   Won’t you come in?   I am excited about our date, but before we get too far into our relationship, let me tell you that I am a steady-as-she-goes kind of gal. Since … Continue reading

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