Trees Do Bend

The wind was beginning to stir when we arrived for our silent retreat.  As we collected in the beautiful chapel at the retreat center to pray, I looked outside the windows at the incredible view of the woods in the hilly countryside of western middle Tennessee.  The same woods where Loretta Lynn and Johnny Cash … Continue reading Trees Do Bend

Peace and Division

Back to school week for most of us means back to business, including meeting to Encounter Christ in the upcoming Sunday gospel together as a group.  Usually one of our well-attended gatherings, we were happy there were a few more than normal in attendance for digesting the challenging nature of this gospel passage.  Christ explains … Continue reading Peace and Division