Posts with the tag “mercy”
Letters to Peregrinus #65 - The Healing of Language Copy
by Rick Ganz on June 23rd, 2022
Dear Peregrinus: I have begun to write this letter to you on Monday, the day after Pentecost, when liturgically speaking we have re-entered Ordinary Time, in its 10th Week. Much has happened in our lives, in our nation, and internationally since Ash Wednesday on March 2nd. For example, the Russo-Ukrainian War, which began in 2014 suffered a major expansion on Thursday, 24 February 2022...
Letters to Peregrinus #64 - Things Visible and Invisible
by Rick Ganz on May 12th, 2022
Dear Peregrinus: Happy Eastertide to you, old friend. Be sure to write to me about any insights you gained during Holy Week this year, because I gain so much from the depths I discover inside of your insights. It is one thing for me to receive from you an insight; it is quite another for me to understand what it means and, eventually, to be able to make that insight my own...
Letters to Peregrinus #20 – On the Quality of Mercy
by Rick Ganz on September 19th, 2016
Dear Peregrinus: It has been since July, old friend, since we wrote to each other. Thank you for your letter. I am smelling autumn in the air in the mornings. Autumn has such a striking capacity to access my soul – the smell of the earth; the diminishing brightness of the daylight; the leaves changing color and then letting go. Mine is an autumn soul, which becomes in this season a longing for something that I know not what ...
Letters to Peregrinus #1 - On the Suicide of Your Younger Sister
by Rick Ganz on August 10th, 2015
It is one of the beautiful things about good people that they feel deeply the effects of difficult, even grindingly hard, experiences happening to those whom they love. And often, it appears that such friends grieve more intensely than him or her into whose life came suddenly terrible news and incomprehensible sorrow. This capacity for empathy is...
Letters to Peregrinus #5 - On the Testing of a Married RelationshipLetters to Peregrinus #6 - About Books on Witchcraft in the LibraryLetters to Peregrinus #7 - On a Puzzling Word in a Famous PrayerLetters to Peregrinus #8 - On Questions Asked by a Fifteen-Year OldLetters to Peregrinus #9 – On Receiving a grace Profoundly