Community meeting at the Well of St. Jude.

Today representatives of the Community of the Well of Hope, the Community of Christ our Hope met in the home of the Custodian, Roger, of the Hazelbrook Well of St. Jude for a community meeting. We took part in a short Liturgy before setting out to examine options for the way forward into 2019. The Community [...]

Who Came Up With Tikkun Olam? – Don’t surrender. Don’t escape. Fix the world. – Daily Dose of Wisdom

 See previous post The way we think of tikkun olam today is the end-product of a chain with three crucial links. Maybe you’ve heard of tikkun olam. It’s a phrase thrown around a lot in Jewish circles. Olam means “world,” and tikkun—well, it means all sorts of things. But in this sense, it means “repair.” So tikkun olam means “repairing [...]

Fix Your Gaze on Jesus

Let us never tire of seeking the Lord—of letting ourselves be sought by him—of tending over our relationship with him in silence and prayerful listening. Let us keep our gaze fixed on him, the center of time and history; let us make room for his presence within us. -from The Spirit of Saint Francis

Of cats and men

Some two or three months ago, a 6 week old kitten arrived unexpectedly on the front door step of my friend’s place. The tiny grey-furred feline looked as if it needed a good feed and from that moment onwards, “Doodles” became a regular visitor. However, over the weeks, the little inquisitive guest would “disappear” but [...]