The Finches–Haiku

Two finches are here Golden and Red, now Sparrow. Eat and Share a meal Recently, I’ve read two books that have spoken to me on a very spiritual level. The first being In Praise of the Useless Life by Br. Paul Quenon. In that particular book, although I had some issues with theological concerns, Br. Paul spoke about how our society no longer has the capacity … Continue reading The Finches–Haiku

On Meditation and Contemplative Prayer

 via dwightlockenecker.com Meditation and Contemplative prayer allows us to silence a great many distractions in our lives. In meditation, such as Lectio Divina, we can read the text and ask the Lord, “What am I to learn?” In this form, our minds are allowed to explore and be illuminated rather than be reactive as modernity has trained our minds. Finally, Contemplative prayer as CCC 2715 … Continue reading On Meditation and Contemplative Prayer

Excerpt from My Short Story ‘Abba’

After our snacks and about a half hour of awkward silence on the plane, the gentleman sitting next to me asked, “So, would you care to share some of your story you’re writting?” I hesitantly said, “I suppose so…” I began to read: A typical farm pond; small and deep, no larger than a waiting room in a doctor’s office is often the setting for … Continue reading Excerpt from My Short Story ‘Abba’