Sunday Evening Reflection – The Italian Chapel

The idea of sacred spaces has been with us since ancient days.  Throughout the centuries, we have built temples to reach the heavens, made pilgrimages to seek knowledge, lived in the forests to connect with the earth.     Even now, we create personal areas for meditation and reflection, a way to reaffirm our thoughts and…

Sunday Evening Reflection – Reconciliation

  “The overall purpose of human communication is – or should be – reconciliation. It should ultimately serve to lower or remove the walls of misunderstanding which unduly separate us human beings, one from another.” M. Scott Peck International Centre for Reconciliation, Coventry, UK   As the Year 2019 makes way for the Year 2020…

The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

The small tidal island off the northeast coast of England, speaks of a history where truth and myth coalesce into the misty past.  Much like Atlantis, the Garden of Hesperides and Camelot, Lindisfarne is recognized as sacred, set apart from the mundanity of life. The monastery of Lindisfarne, known as the Lindisfarne Priory, was founded…