Category Archives: Poetry

Cutting Loose

Well, my dear Holy Rover readers, it’s time to say goodbye for awhile. Within the past few weeks the idea for a book has waltzed into my life, and she is such an insistent partner that we’re going to dance by … Continue reading

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Good Friday Musings

Last fall I did an on-line version of St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises (an experience that I highly recommend). The course includes the following video as part of a series of meditations on the Passion of Jesus. Vinita Hampton Wright’s poem about … Continue reading

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Looking for the Garden

For the garden is the only place there is, but you will not find it Until you have looked for it everywhere and found it nowhere that is not a desert. –W.H. Auden, “For the Time Being”   Share This

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A Holy Week Annunciation

So once again we come to Holy Week, the days leading up to Easter. To my regret, I’ve been lazy about my spiritual practice this year during Lent—too many commitments, not enough discipline, too many distractions. But the wonderful thing … Continue reading

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