Healing the Body Politic

 

Sometimes it takes a painful, physical experience to unlock an imprisoned mind.  It was early sunrise the day after our country’s birthday.  I had hardly slept a wink that night.  Now I was on my way to the hospital emergency room with my worried husband at the wheel.  Neck pain that seemed to escalate […]

Dogs in Love

Animals can often teach us humans about strong, loving […]

Mother Teresa and Ireland

Learning from Mother Teresa while in […]

Mirk's Last Hours

Brief chronicle of a beloved dog’s last […]

Herding Demo at Naper Settlement July 18

The dogs of Heatherhope will demonstration their sheep herding skills at a demonstration at Naper Settlement in Naperville, Illinois on July 18, […]

Introduction to Contemplative Prayer

Contemplative prayer is a form of prayer that opens the mind and heart to rest in God’s presence and listen to God rather than ask God to listen to us. A major assumption for experiencing this way of praying is that God is always present and is actively inviting us to live fully with the Holy Spirit’s leading. […]