Category Archives: Community

When Government Believed in the People: the WPA

During our recent travels Jean and I have discovered a few of the treasures of the Works Progress Administration (1935-1943).  The delightful Riverwalk in San Antonio and in San Francisco the Ocean Beach Chalet (with its splendid murals and views) … Continue reading

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Might Prayer Change Partisan Politics?

If we prayed more for our governmental leaders perhaps some of the divisions in America would be healed. As many as 83% of Americans identify themselves as Christians (ABC News poll, July 2014).  50% of Americans say they pray every … Continue reading

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What I Am learning From the Rule of Benedict

The monastic tradition has played an important part in shaping my spiritual life.  Many of the great teachers of prayer as well as my own spiritual guides have been monks and sisters.  I also have benefited from many retreats at … Continue reading

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