Who are We Kidding?

Just came back from a wonderful lunch at a great old Venice haunt where artists and locals of all stripes have gathered for the past 30 years. This little verse was displayed by every booth and, really, what’s… Read More

Man Turned In On Himself

Nothing clears a room faster than the word sin. Sin. Sin. Sin. Sin. Sin. That’s all you Christians talk about and we’re sick of it. We don’t need it. We don’t want it. And we don’t believe in… Read More

What are you grounded in?

As you move through your day, your week, your life, it’s a question worth asking. Heidi Petersen “To go among the trees”

A second visit to The Seven Storey Mountain

This passage, written through Merton’s childhood eyes before he’d ever been inside a church or thought seriously — if at all — about God, speaks volumes about how our cultural landscape reflects the big picture. As we read… Read More