My sister asked me this the other night: "So what do you DO on a silent retreat?" It's a good question, one that worried me tremendously on my first silent retreat 14 years ago. On centering prayer retreats and spiritual direction retreats (like the one I went on last week at the Benedictine Sisters Retreat … Continue reading So what do you DO on a silent retreat??
Lately I've had several dreams of escaping. I'm being chased by people I can't see - but I know they're there. And they're about to catch me. What will happen if they do? If they actually do catch me? I don't know. And I don't want to find out. So I run, I hide, I … Continue reading What you resist . . .
Our winter storm last week left me disconnected. Not powerless - even though that's how I felt. Just disconnected. I was only without electricity for about two hours in the middle of the night. But I woke up on Thursday of last week to no cable connection. Thus no television, and even worse. . . … Continue reading Disconnection and addiction and hawk visitations