These Living Stones

These Living Stones

When approaching St. Anthony’s, the first thing I encounter is a beautiful stone wall.  Originally, this wall was built to protect the seminarians from the distractions of the larger society found “outside of the wall”. In medieval times, walls surrounded the city;...
Listening Into Love

Listening Into Love

It was September when I was reading Mark Nepo’s sensitive, insightful book, Seven Thousand Ways to Listen.  What a wonderful time of year to attempt to listen in a more intentional way.  Listening, I heard the breeze blow through the leaves, the leaves ripple as they...
THANKS GRAMPS

THANKS GRAMPS

Labor Day always brings to mind my grandfather, Vernon Cane, affectionately known as Gramps. In the late 1940’s he worked very hard to unionize his fellow workers at the factory where he was employed. He had witnessed several accidents due to unsafe working...