On Juxtapositions

juxtapositions

  Barry Hannah used to say it was the glaring juxtapositions of the South that made it such fertile soil for writers. The rich. The poor. The black. The white. I think about what Barry said all the time. Juxtapositions abound. That has never been more obvious to me than as someone who teaches First [Read More...]

What Answer Will You Be?

Hope

C. S. Lewis — The Problem of Pain God is both further from us, and nearer to us than any other being… The intimacy between God and even the meanest creature is closer than any that creatures can attain with one another. Thomas Merton – New Seeds of Contemplation Contemplation is also the response to [Read More...]

A Prayer for the Fallen

Pastel by Ron Weil

  Merton’s Prayer MY LORD GOD, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think I am following your will does not mean that I am [Read More...]


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