“We think of poems and solitary things, and yet they reside within us — quiet compasses of right orientation. In prayer, especially, they are knowing and comfortable friends.”
“As our souls look toward Christmas at the end of this Fourth Week of Advent, we prepare for [the] Incarnation, the inbreaking of the light of God into the darkness of our world.”
Dana Gioia, former senior vice president of General Foods, brings together many of his thoughts about art, culture and Catholicism in a handsome volume of previously published essays, interviews and meditations.
Belise Nishimwe, born in a refugee camp in Tanzania, with the support the family received, is an inspiring expression of community and faith.