Tag Archive: Jews

Jul 25 2014

On angry psalmody.

My regular readers know that I spent the last month and a half at St. Scholastica Monastery in Duluth, Minnesota, working and thinking and losing myself among the meadows, and losing my senses to the quiet ecstasy of the northern forest and the poignant little wild northern flower. And praying. Losing myself in the chapel. …

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Jun 04 2014

On words and waiting.

Later this week, I am embarking on a special leg of my discernment’s journey: I will spend three months at a Benedictine monastery in northern Minnesota, live its life and breathe its air. My regular readers have already seen images of it when I spent two weeks there last autumn (see “On mountain ash and …

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May 20 2012

On Sabbath and sacred time

Though modern Judaism rarely will use this rhetoric, I feel that Sabbath is a weekly preview of the Kingdom of God.

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