Category Archives: Spirituality

Landscape as Poetic and Sacred Architecture

Eons ago, a retreating glacial blade gouged a region through the center of North America known as the Great Plains. It left a vast and rugged beauty, an endless sky, and from it came peoples that are also enduring, pragmatic and spare. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Comes Full Circle

Gentle Reader: This has been a premature Christmas. Traditionally, decorations begin in this house on the first Sunday in Advent. Certainly NEVER before Thanksgiving. But this year is unusual since my home will be featured in today’s Holiday Home Walk—a … Continue reading

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Why Monasteries?

© Published: Assumption Abbey Newsletter, Vol. 38 Issue #2, April 2010 by Bonnie Staiger We are a culture addicted to both the business and the busy-ness of the day-to-day. In our contemporary and cyber world, we often make rapid-fire choices … Continue reading

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