Benedictine Spirituality · Teaching

Thoughts and Prayers, Guns and School

These past few days our social media feeds have been filled with messages of thoughts and prayers for the victims of yet another school shooting. And there are just as many posts that reject what may seem like Pollyanna, feel-good greetings: I understand both perspectives. I want to “LIKE” the thoughts and prayers posts and… Continue reading Thoughts and Prayers, Guns and School

Spiritual Journey · Teaching

Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning?

Where were you when the world stopped turnin’ That September day?­ Teachin’ a class full of innocent children Or drivin’ on some cold interstate? We remember when the world stopped turning because, for most of us, it felt as if it did. Time stood still. We remember where we were, who we were with, and… Continue reading Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning?