This whole time

First Congregational Church of Northport was formally organized in February of 1863.  Their first church was built on this location in 1869.  The structure you see is a renovation of the original building that was built by a forebear of several current members and friends of Trinity Church of the UCC. Northport Methodist Church was organizedContinue reading “This whole time”

Scenes you can reenter

In the July issue of “The Sun’” there is a summary of several interviews with the psychologist, James Hillman, who died last year at the age of eighty-five of bone cancer.  The article is wise  . . . about aging, and other things too.  The last paragraph affirms: “Another thing that old people often reportContinue reading “Scenes you can reenter”

October

In the post titled “Labyrinth” we included the phrase from Patrick Kavanagh, “prayering of the earth.” In that same post we spoke of looking forward to time over the next three weeks with children and grandchildren.  That time has copiously begun, even as we (at least me [phil[) a bit mistily begin our reentry post-jet-lagContinue reading “October”

grateful for the week

Bruce and Roberta have been here with us for most of a week.  Today we left them at the hotel at the Shannon airport so they could catch an early flight tomorrow back to the US. As they leave to return home, may they travel safely.  May their minds be full of the scenes andContinue reading “grateful for the week”

St. Kevin – born 498 – died 618 AD

Another beautiful day in our lives . . . and in our pilgrimage at Glendalough with Mary Meighan.  The first two days of our time with her were spent in learning about some of the threads in the fabric of Celtic Spirituality.  She has said so much to us, here are some samples of thingsContinue reading “St. Kevin – born 498 – died 618 AD”