Monthly Archives: February 2008

St. Drogo

Last week in Tempe, AZ I learned that St. Drogo is the patron saint of coffee and coffee houses. I’m indebted to Fr. John and the parishioners of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Tempe for this information. I took a … Continue reading

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Peace today

I got this in today’s mail. I thought it was worth posting.

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Power of Kindness

Friday morning I left my sister’s home in Tempe, AZ bound for Changing Hands bookstore to purchase some gifts for my children. It is my habit when out of town to remember those closest to me with a small gift. … Continue reading

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Third Jesus

A couple of days ago I spied a title at Changing Hands bookstore that invited me to pick it up. On the bookshelf was a book written by Deepak Chopra. It’s title, “The Third Jesus,” really captivated me. I read … Continue reading

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Thoughts on prayer

Yesterday, I wrote about what makes a monk. It was a popular post and even invited a response. I am a contemplative and maybe could even claim to be a mystic or at the very least attracted to mysticism. I … Continue reading

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What is a monk?

A couple of nights ago over dinner my brother-in-law asked exactly that, “what is a monk?”  I had to stop and think. I could get out, “a group of people who live apart.”  Monk comes from “monos” a Greek word … Continue reading

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In the desert

Today I drove with my Mom from Tempe, AZ with my Mom down Route 60 south toward Florence, AZ. There was a monastery to see, a Greek Orthodox monastery at that. It is called St. Anthony’s Monastery. It is like … Continue reading

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