Tag Archives: Annie Dillard

The Joys of Doubting

When I was growing up Catholic, questioning aspects of my faith was frowned on, even at times suggested to be sinful. And yet at an early age I questioned, perhaps because of trying to make sense of early tragedies in … Continue reading

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On Nature as My Church

I’ve been in a lot of churches and synagogues in my day. Some of them have indeed been very beautiful, adorned with impressive artwork. But none have ever struck me with awe. I recently spent some time on the coast … Continue reading

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On Quotes

This morning I came across a quote I like while reading a recovery meditation book:”Forgiveness, gratitude, intimacy, gentleness, honesty: these are the gifts we give to ourselves and others when we live in the present.” This got me thinking about … Continue reading

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