Part 4: October – December 2012
Following is a fourth and final selection of 2012 Wild Reed posts, the putting together of which I found particularly meaningful. Many of these posts have also generated the most comments from readers.
If you’ve yet to read these posts then I hope you'll take the time to do so. I also hope that the experiences and insights they convey will, in some way, resonate with you and encourage and inspire you on your journey.
(To start at the beginning of this series, click here.)
Oh, yeah, and somewhere amidst it all I turned 47!
Sergius and Bacchus: Martyred Lovers
The Longing for Love: God's Primal Beatitude
An Autumn Walk Along Minnehaha Creek
Into the Fray
Jim David on the "Actual Benefits of Same-Sex Marriage"
Lies, ALL LIES!
In the Eye of the Storm, A Tree of Living Flame
Love as Exploring Vulnerability
Superstorm Sandy: A 'Wake-Up Call' on Climate Change
Another highlight of November 2012 that I'll always remember and cherish was the absolutely beautiful fall colors we experienced here in Minnesota!
"Thou Hast Thy Music Too"
In St. Cloud, A Prayer Vigil for Peace, Justice, Hope and Healing
In Maine and Maryland, History is Made
Both 'Marriage Amendment' AND 'Voter Photo ID Amendment' Rejected by Minnesota Voters
Something to Celebrate!
Dancers Among Us
Quote of the Day – November 13, 2012
Michael Greyeyes on Temperance as a Philosophy for Surviving
"Something Sacred Dwells There"
Beyond the Hierarchy: The Blossoming of Liberating Catholic Insights on Sexuality (Part 7)
Something to Cherish
A winter storm, a journey to Washington, D.C, grappling with news of unspeakable tragedy in Connecticut, and celebrating Christmas with dear friends in Minnesota – events and experiences that for me marked December 2012.
Crazy Horse: "Strange Man" of the Great Plains
A Visit to the National Museum of the American Indian
O Happy Day
Beatrice Marovich on Divinity and Animality in Life of Pi
Photo of the Day – December 9, 2012
Out and About – Autumn 2012
Anne Rice on the "Genius of the Christmas Crib"
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' "Same Love"
Acknowledging, Celebrating, and Learning from Marriage Equality's 'Triumphs of Faith'
Out and About – December 2012
See also the previous posts:
The Wild Reed's Year in Review: October - December 2011
The Wild Reed's Year in Review: October - December 2010
The Wild Reed's Year in Review: October - December 2009
Opening image: Björn Burton.