Monthly Archives: June 2010

Spiritual Imperialism and Spiritual Practice

While enjoying lunch recently with the rector of an Episcopal Church near my home, I was asked a seemingly innocent question. It was one of those questions meant to be a kind of conversation starter. My colleague inquired, “What’s new … Continue reading

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Clumping: How Much Can One Person Bear?

I met her at her home a few evenings ago. As we visited, she spoke about him frequently. She also referred to things around the house that she has now been doing – things he used to do – which … Continue reading

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Blandina and Her Companions

In the late afternoon, I made my way to a local Episcopal church. I sometimes stop at their small chapel for the mid-week service. This Eucharistic service is quiet and unobtrusive. Over the last few months, attendance here has been … Continue reading

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