Monthly Archives: June 2014

Retreat – rest for the weary . . .

More valuable words from Wayne Muller: When I gather with friends and colleagues for Sabbath retreats, those courageous few who manage to carve out a day or a weekend for quiet reflection often arrive thoroughly exhausted. By the afternoon, some … Continue reading

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WARNING: Rest . . . more than just time off

Today I turn to words that are familiar to me – words that speak deeply to me – from Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in Our Busy Lives by Wayne Muller (New York: Bantam Books, 1999). I had always … Continue reading

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Putting the 3 “R”s back in art . . .

This post is based on an article that I was requested to write a few years ago . . . I believe that it is time to restore the three “R”s back into the arts. For so many of us … Continue reading

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Part Four – The conservative arts . . .

In this concluding post in this series we give consideration to Robert Shaw’s thoughts on where does Religion meet the Arts? I suspect that in the long run – if there is a long run – the arts will be … Continue reading

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Part Three – The conservative arts . . .

In this post we consider the answers to the following questions posed by Robert Shaw: What are the meanings of art? What is it trying to tell us of [humanity]? What is [humanity] trying to tell us of [humanity itself]? … Continue reading

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