The Sounds of Silence

Snow falling on a nearly windless day, the pause between psalms,…

Election Day

An air of excitement was tangible. As residents gathered around…

Hope

St. Benedict left us with tools for good living. Reading Michael…

Taproot

For many of us, these are trying times. Pandemic, economic hardship,…

Healing During COVID-19

Last April, the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic, everyone at the…

Lost in the Desert

Moving her hands through the grains of sand, she spread the pile…

Honoring Name Days

In our monastic community, we honor name days every day because…

Renewal and Reflection in the New Year

Rosh Hashanah ended tonight (September 20) when the sun went…

Ruminating on Repetition

“Right now, this seems to be a period of time when we’re…

We’ve Only Just Begun

We’ve Only Just Begun – Song by Roger Nichols As September…