The Word

The Word

During these weeks of Lent we are taking a look at a few spiritual disciplines. We began with three that I consider implicit spiritual disciplines: Silence and Listening, followed by last week’s look at Fasting. This week we will shift a little and look at a more...
Fasting

Fasting

In our home we like to dissect words. One day it occurred to us that if disgruntled is a word then gruntled must have been a word at some point. We figured it likely meant the opposite of disgruntled, i.e., it must have meant “to be well satisfied.” It...
Listening

Listening

About a dozen years ago a radio producer began something simple: he opened a story booth in Grand Central Terminal in New York City where people could bring, as he says, “your grandmother, your aunt, a friend… to a comfortable, sound-proof booth and conduct a...
Silence

Silence

Early this year, I had the opportunity to be in Oxford, England with one of my daughters. We are both bibliophiles, and so, naturally (and precariously!) we spent some time in Blackwell’s. The bookshop lays claim to the largest book-sale room in Europe (the cavernous...
Father Jean

Father Jean

Fr Jean (“Jon”) Ngabo Segasinde will be with us for the Keep Calm hour March 4th. But the CTR Leadership wanted you to get a sneak peak of his story! Fr Jean is an assisting priest at Light of Christ Anglican Church (an ADNE mission in Portland, Maine)....