Monthly Archives: November 2010

Hard Time

“Pain is the roadmap that leads to healing.”  ~ Jude Smith ~   It was a difficult retreat week.  Unlike my usual retreat weeks spent cavorting with God, this one was spent cavorting with the dark sides of my soul.  … Continue reading

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Come Closer

Day 2 of my retreat. I woke up this morning with the driven urgency you might expect from someone who works like me. Even on retreat, I feel compelled to spend my time richly, completely, and well. Go figure, huh? … Continue reading

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Re-Treating the World

  I am sitting in a bare and simple room at the Linwood Spiritual Center, located along the Hudson River, somewhere in NY.  My room has a single bed with a thin green bedspread, Formica furniture with nothing to make it … Continue reading

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