Tag: All Saints Day

“hist whist”

Leaves turn color. Yellow, red, orange, brown.  Dry, they fly and fall from the sky.  Carpeting the ground, like parchment, they crackle under foot. You can hear them. You can smell them –  the mustiness of the earth. hist whist little goblin. hist whist little ghostling. e.e.cummings. It is that time of year again. As…

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Profiles in Holiness: Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day, 1897 – 1980 I don’t quite remember, but I believe I discovered her when I was a college student and learning about social justice. Dorothy Day’s discipleship was all about taking care of those who were poor and marginalized as well as speaking truth to power, particularly around war and peace issues. Her…

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