Category Archives: Origins
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A rudimentary form of Ignatian Spirituality has become an important part of my life. I practiced it daily as I wrote Gaspar, Another Tale of the Christ. I share the ‘Gethsemane’ sequence with you on this solemn day when billions of … Continue reading
excerpt from Gaspar, Another Tale of the Christ Soon, it will be Passover when the Jews celebrate their liberation and flight from Egypt. I have read the story many times when I dwelled in Secacah. Do I believe their stories … Continue reading
I am surrounded by books. I wanted to write, “I am surrounded by a sea of books,” but when I considered the number I have, I think better of it. Perhaps it is more of a puddle. For years, I … Continue reading
With Mrs. tVM in Woodbury last night helping with young Max, I was home alone. I did watch the presidential inauguration in the morning, my first in recent recollection. Mr. Trump is the President of the United States. I will … Continue reading
Tonight is reported to be the coldest night of the year in River Falls, but something else is different as I make my nocturnal visit to the bathroom, a visit typical of people my age. I return to my bed … Continue reading
I don’t remember who I discovered first, Kent Nerburn or Ohiyesa. Or was it they who discovered me? Together, they have gently guided me to a better understanding of Native America, and more importantly to a better understanding of myself … Continue reading