Silence.

I’ve just gotten back from a weekend silent retreat, which is something I’d definitely recommend to anyone. It’s amazing how much easier it is to think clearly when you take some time to stop talking, put away your phone, and just experience the world as it actually is, behind all the distractions. Take away our […]

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Chestertonian Wonder, Pineapples and the Cross

A consistent theme which runs through the writings of G. K. Chesterton is the capacity to wonder at the world, and in particular an attempt to rediscover a wonder for ordinary and familiar things by looking at them from a new perspective. In his book, The Everlasting Man, he says that we have become familiar […]

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