Bumps and Bruises

Bumps and Bruises

From September 5, 2020 On Thursday I spent a little time cleaning up the mess on my desk. As I shifted through piles of papers, I uncovered the fives sheets of small, lined yellow paper stapled together. I had written on those pages a series of random thoughts. I did not recall writing the thoughts.

A Revolutionary Life

A Revolutionary Life

From September 4, 2020 On Wednesday, I began reading a new, highly-praised biography of Dorothy Day. Titled Dorothy Day: Dissenting Voice of the American Century, the book separates the myths from the facts about America’s most radical pacifist, critic of US foreign policy, and Catholic activist. Over the last 20 years I was drawn to Day’s life because of her…