Category Archives: Reflection

Thought for contemplation

Bells for Haggis

Reflecting back on a cheering (if not quite heart-healthy) lunch of haggis and chips a few weeks ago at award-winning Bells of Durham. Haggis fans in the United States: Stahly Quality Foods (Fife, Scotland) produces a Stateside canned haggis. Those … Continue reading

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Thank you, Jonathan Kranz

It strikes me this morning that a public thanks is long overdue to the fellow writer who inspired me to begin this “Jottings” blog in the first place, Jonathan Kranz. It was back in November of 2012. We were chatting … Continue reading

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Hermit’s glimpse

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Truly the Light is Sweet…

            “Liyt is sweet, and delitable to the iyen to se the sunne.” (Ecclesiastes 11:7, Wycliffe translation, 1395)  

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Medicine, Science, and Liturgy

The arts of medicine and science, detail in the stained glass windows behind the high altar, Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University. Click to view enlarged.

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Highlighting Summer…

and recalling the light of living things in winter:

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Weeping with God

The pain and grief [an individual] suffers over his own situation, alone, in isolation, can break a person. He may even fall so far that he becomes immobilized by it. But the crying that a person does together with God … Continue reading

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