I've been following the nor'easter that dumped heavy wet snow on my dad's old farm. ( I still have the Pine Plains weather on my phone and he died more than a year ago.) He would have loved the big March storm. I can hear him telling me over the phone that he's...
“Contemplative prayer is simply a wordless, trusting opening of self to the divine presence. Far from being advanced, it is about the simplest form of prayer there is. Children recognize it instantly—as I did—perhaps because, as the sixteenth-century mystic John of...