Monthly Archives: July 2012

Notes from a Botanica

I spent last weekend visiting friends and colleagues in a major metropolitan area in the Midwest. On Sunday, we agreed to make a fieldtrip to a nearby botanica in order to allow a colleague to get what I presume is … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Friendship

It is a wondrous consolation in this life to have someone with whom we can be united by an intimate attachment and the embrace of very holy love. To have someone in whom our spirit may rest, to whom we … Continue reading

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On Quietism III

Stolen from a friend: The originating cause of skepticism is, we say, the hope of attaining quietude. [Persons] of talent, who were perturbed by the contradictions in things and in doubt as to which of the alternatives they ought to … Continue reading

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