vol. 13, num. 15 :: 2014.07.25 — 2014.09.04
Take an object of negligible value and attach a great-great-grandparent to it and you have an article of infinite value -- in some cases. On the things we hold dear, and the things that lose their luster between generations.
On the things we hold dear, and the things that lose their luster between generations.
Forget grandma’s brooch -- what do you do when you inherit a 27,000 square foot building?
Remembering grandma, and basic truths about our humanity.
More than just china handed down through the generations.
Horseshoes, house shoes and households, lost and found.
Could filling a roll-off be considered a spiritual discipline?
Pondering a summer fruit in the middle of winter.
An uneasy legacy tied together with the thread of a shared name.
Jennifer Strange writes about the unfolding of family culture.
Adam Beckman attempts to sort out the mystery of a house he and his friends broke into in the 1970s.
We talk about intention in prayer when we hold some person or thing for which we are praying in simplicity before God, not asking for anything or expecting any outcome, just holding them in our hearts in God’s presence. Our intentions exist “in” God. So intentions do not necessarily need an “approach” or “permission.” There is no need for a formal address such as, “Dear God…” We can simply will them or hold our intentions in God.
“Living Contemplatively” in The Hermitage Newsletter (Lent 2015)
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