Duck, Death and the Tulip

Duck, Death and the Tulip

By Wolf Erlbruch A dear friend sent me this enchanting book. The illustrator portrays the story of an evolving relationship between death and a being who has a limited lifespan, the duck.  The text is spare and to the point: For a while now, Duck had had a feeling....
Still Experiencing Writer’s Block!

Still Experiencing Writer’s Block!

I was once complaining to a long-suffering friend about how a project was stymied by my current bout of writer’s block. She remarked that she had never experienced it. WOW! I pleaded for her secret. She looked at me calmly and said: “I don’t write.” Okay. Well I do....
Back-To-School

Back-To-School

 So far we have completed 3 sessions of the Internship in Spiritual Direction in the Ignatian Tradition. Three overnight trips from Milwaukee to Chicago—getting familiar with Chicago buses and trains. It is like a dream sequence. Forty years ago I traveled on...
A New Decade

A New Decade

Here it is—the first week of my 70’s and the first week of the new school year and the kick-off to a new way to be of service. This website is a celebration of all three. What can I say about turning 70? I have been talking about it for months to long-suffering...