7° Of Wisdom / Welcome To Our Circle

If you’ve ever wished you could sit down with a mother or grandmother – yours or someone else’s - and get their advice or input, here’s your chance to do that. We are seven women – mothers and/or grandmothers - ranging in age from early 20s to early 80s. Between us we have pretty much... Continue Reading →

Thomas Berry

" The Earth with its layers of land and water and air provides the space within which all living things are nurtured and the context within which humans attain their identity. If in the excitement of a secular technology reverence for the Earth has diminished in the past, especially in the western world, humans now... Continue Reading →

R is for J.D. Robb

I don't know when, exactly, I started reading J.D. Robb's "In Death" series but I do know I've read them all 4-5 times. She began writing them in 1995, back when no one knew, she was really Nora Roberts! These are - and there are 41 now, which doesn't include a few short stories - ... Continue Reading →

Q is for Quotes

Since I was, maybe thirteen, I have collected quotes.  First, and for a long time, in scrapbooks, cutting things out of magazines and pasted them, along with pictures or my own words. I covered pages and pages. I have always surrounded myself with the words of others. Words that inspire, words that make me think,... Continue Reading →

O is for Einstein

Whenever I'm asked, "If you had a chance to spend a day with a famous person, who would you choose?", my answer is immediate: "Albert Einstein."  What an amazing mind he had, people say. And they are right.  Only a genius could have conceived of and explained this: I always think, what an amazing human... Continue Reading →

N is for Henri J.M. Nouwen

I have read Mr Nouwen's words, on and off, hither and thither throughout the course of my life.  I have agreed and disagreed with his understanding, his experience of God. Really, how does one, how dare one, disagree with someone's experience? And yet, it is something we do, all the time, especially when it comes... Continue Reading →

Wow! Writers!

Writing begets writing so why not join the #atozchallenge says I? Beginning April 1st, for 26 days throughout the month, I will be featuring a current writer on right here. Are you a writer? Does your first or last name begin with a letter of the alphabet? To qualify for a spot, you need to... Continue Reading →

Andrew Greeley

Some writers come into your world and change, not only how you see things, but how you see yourself.  Fr. Greeley was such a writer for me.  He brought me joy and tears and an ability to be irreverent, to believe and think in ways outside the confines of organized religion.  I will forever be... Continue Reading →

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