Category Archives: Interfaith

A gust of wind.

A few days ago, I found myself seated on a plane next to a life-filled young man who was traveling to visit his girlfriend, whom he’d met while serving in Kuwait. He was one of those unusual folks who says … Continue reading

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Between jobs.

We get so used to the way we expect things to look that we often are unable to see how they actually are.  At times, we get so used to how we expect God to behave that we are unable … Continue reading

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The hand of God.

In Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom, John Donohue’s description of intimacy speaks of what I have come to know as being present with another.   When he speaks of “intimacy as sacred,”[1] he uses the example of a mystic … Continue reading

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The gift of encouragement.

“I want your voice on my GPS,” my friend Kate remarked a few years ago.  She was driving a group of us to a retreat at Holy Cross Monastery, along the Hudson River. As often happens when traveling “country” roads, … Continue reading

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In the vesper light.

Late yesterday I was privileged to attend an interfaith prayer meeting.  Though we concluded our time by breaking bread together, enjoying a feast in the salt air and getting to know one another, the primary purpose of our gathering was … Continue reading

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