Monthly Archives: November 2018

Nov 16 – a new poet for the list – Marge Piercy

Friday, Thanksgiving break is peeking around the corner A close and dear friend, Thane Kreiner, came to visit for two days.  When a good friend comes to stay, I like to leave a note on the community bulletin board.  This is … Continue reading

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Nov 15 – a Robert Frost poem for days of diminishing light

Thursday, November 15   —   a work day as days get shorter “ .  .  .  To break our logic in too long a flight, And ask us if our premises are right.” In The Spiritual Exercises  St. Ignatius teaches various … Continue reading

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Tuesday after retreat days — stillness and beauty – Tagore

Tuesday November 13   “Now is the time to sit quiet” Back from my annual Jesuit retreat, on the border between southern Massachusetts and northern Connecticut.  Breathing time and time for stillness & beauty.   The Work Day/Hard Time poetry … Continue reading

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Nov 1 – All Saints Day – 3 Jesuit saints who live in my memory & refresh my imagination

Previously posted on November 1, 2017 by mission-and-identity Thursday,  November 1 “Could crowd career with conquest” I’m posting All Saints Day like a Jesuit Homie –  three Jesuits: one with whom I lived here in Detroit for years before he died, Art McGovern.  … Continue reading

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Washington Post on tiny houses projects around the US (including Detroit)

this is not a poem, but it’s a great story.  These tiny houses sit just west of The Lodge Expressway john sj https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/national/tiny-houses/?hpid=hp_hp-visual-stories-desktop_no-name%3Ahomepage%2Fstory

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