Solitude (in community)

By |2018-03-02T16:36:05-06:00March 3rd, 2015|

One of our readings this week was titled "Alone." We considered the call to come away with Christ, to spend time in his presence without distractions, without others. The call to solitude is a call [...]

Spiritual loneliness

By |2018-03-02T16:42:24-06:00January 3rd, 2013|

Our world, wired, connected--full of countless ways to communicate instantly. I can Skype with someone across the globe, text to someone thousands of miles away, instant message, well, instantly. In some ways, we can fool [...]

“Come away and get some rest”

By |2018-03-02T18:59:39-06:00October 25th, 2011|

In Mark's sometimes fast-paced gospel, we read: "The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. 31Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even [...]

In search of solitude

By |2018-03-02T19:02:38-06:00October 8th, 2009|

Do you ever spend time alone? On purpose? Maybe to pray, or just be still? The practice of solitude is can be life-changing. It's hard to understand until you do it, but when you get [...]

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