Pretty soon I will be released from the 90-minute-a-week limit on personal Internet use, and I won't need to use the digest format I have applied to the blog. But for now, force of habit remains irresistible....
"Can the wedding guests mourn... ?"
Finished Fischer, Reclaiming the Connections. Aiming to skim the following volumes for spiritual reading this week:
Johnson, Ann. Miryam of Judah: Witness in Truth & Tradition. Notre Dame, Ind.: Ave Maria Press, 1987.
--------. Miryam of Jerusalem: Teacher of the Disciples. Notre Dame, Ind.: Ave Maria Press, 1991.
Yes, this look at Mary, proceeding from biblical, Jewish, and woman-centered spiritual traditions, takes us off the path of traditional devotions to the Mother of God. But let no one say I haven't tried to cultivate an appreciation of Marian spirituality!
See previous two posts.
Around these parts, we consider mid-eighties a cool day. I have all but forgotten what humidity feels like.