Monthly Archives: September 2015

In-Sight: A School of Love #2

The monastic movement knew that, like any school, it had to have a curriculum.  If it was to be a School of Love, that curriculum would be (yes, you guessed it) love.  A two-volume textbook would be at the core: … Continue reading

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In-Sight: A School of Love #1

It was at Gethsemani where I first encountered the phrase, “school of love.”  I was immediately drawn to it, but it would still be some time before I discovered it was the phrase Bernard of Clairvaux coined to describe his … Continue reading

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Editorial: To Our Shame

On the heels of an event at our local church last evening, and having watched “After Charleston” on PBS tonight, I offer this meditation… Jeannie and I have just completed a nine-year travel experience which has taken us into all … Continue reading

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In-Sight: Gethsemani

Some of you reading this know that one of my favorite places on the earth is The Abbey of Gethsemani near Bardstown, Kentucky.  I never tire of going there, and it is easy for me to go there in my … Continue reading

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In-Sight: The Book of Nature

Jeannie and I recently completed a travel adventure with our pop-up camper and her Little Red Truck.  We still lacked ten states of the lower 48, so we used late July and much of August to complete the list. We … Continue reading

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Update: The Fall Lineup

Coming off the traditional August writing break, I want to give you a preview of the Fall on Oboedire. “In-Sight” resumes on September 9th. Each Wednesday I will post something having to do with spiritual formation. I want to recapture … Continue reading

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