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Sabbath Poem: Emily Dickinson

Sabbath Poem: Emily Dickinson

Some keep the Sabbath going to Church – I keep it, staying at Home – With a Bobolink for a Chorister – And an Orchard, for a Dome – Some keep the Sabbath in Surplice – I, just wear my Wings – And instead of tolling the Bell, for Church, Our little Sexton – sings. … Continue reading

Reflection: Work & Rest

Reflection: Work & Rest

Dear Friends, We know it’s autumn when the leaves on the trees along the Isar slide from green to yellow to orange to, finally, a blaze of fiery red before falling to the ground and leaving its branches bare. We know it’s finally autumn when the temperature cools, when you get your tweed jacket out … Continue reading

Sabbath Poetry: Wendell Berry

Sabbath Poetry: Wendell Berry

Whatever is foreseen in joy Must be lived out from day to day. Vision held open in the dark By our ten thousand days of work. Harvest will fill the barn; for that The hand must ache, the face must sweat. And yet no leaf or grain is filled By work of ours; the field … Continue reading