Solitude and Significant Time

“The lover of silence draws close to God. He talks to Him in secret and God enlightens him.”  --John Climacus In the previous post on solitude, I described several strategies I employ to create solitude throughout my day.  Starting the day with silence and solitude, avoiding any digital connections in the morning, having the first …

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The Sadistic Plan of the Elks, Part 1

Apparently, I miscalculated the amount of liquids I needed to drink while hiking six miles at 10,000 feet in elevation.  Some problem with estimating how much liquid I would expirate while gasping and wheezing uphill at that elevation, I suspect.  This miscalculation would come back to haunt me in the middle of night.  It would …

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