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Advent: waiting for Christmas

On tv in the UK recently, there was a series called Retreat: Meditations from a Monastery. Here is a related, alternative view for the Advent and Christmas season….

O Antiphons!

  Because of work load, the only Christmas-y thing I got to do was attend a carol service at a village church in the vicinity of work. In fact, it was a service sponsored by the employers who provided transportation to the church. It was exactly the right thing, to recall what Christmas is about, … Continue reading

“For a time, I rest in the grace of the world”

From Wendell Berry’s The Peace of Wild Things*, where he escapes from “despair for the world” to where the wild things are. To enjoy the poem, I have to cut ol’ Wendell some slack as he goes onto mention wood drakes and herons. The bird, a less peaceful species you cannot find (especially water birds … Continue reading

My Latin Notebook

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