Seeking Silence

At last I was getting away. Heading to a little cabin up in the woods. Sounds quaint. No telephone, no television, no microwave, no wifi, no cell service—just an old stone structure and a pile of firewood. There would be electricity, but modern amenities would be in short supply. I like it that way. I … Continue reading Seeking Silence

More like the Monks

I’m heading to a holy place. In a few days I will be driving to the knobs of Kentucky, to Nelson County in the heart of bourbon country, to spend some precious time in silence and solitude. For nearly 30 years I have been making an annual pilgrimage to the Abbey of Gethsemani. It started … Continue reading More like the Monks