Small Person, Great Self

A blog from Deacon David.  Burna Dunn and I saw our east coast granddaughter in Shakespeare’s play MacBeth last weekend, reset in a modern-day women’s prison. A 21-year-old, 4’10 3/4” actress, she played the lead role, MacBeth “herself,” and was killed in the final scene. The performance by 13 young women and one young man ...

Spoons in the Silverware Drawer

A new blog from Deacon David. I’ll be 75 years old on November 12. It blows my mind. But there’s more. 75, though oldish, is not necessarily impressive. Not all 75-year-olds are smart. Not all 75-year-olds are grown ups. Not all 75-year-olds are good people. (Et cetera.) And certainly not all 75-year-olds make good husbands. ...

Just Sitting

A new post from Deacon David. I announced at the end of mass last Sunday that I would be on “special assignment” from now until Christmas. I had asked Fr. Len to send me out with a simple blessing to learn and reflect. I’ve been deeply curious about meditation. Rev. Kathleen and my spiritual director, ...

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