Dearest friends, thank you so much for the prayers for Petunia’s surgery today. The surgery went well, the doctor thinks she was able to remove all of the growth. Tune has a four-inch scar up her belly but seems to be doing okay. Now we wait. The biopsy results could come in as early as Wednesday or in a week’s time. Sigh. In the meantime she’ll continue to be doted upon in the manner to which she has become accustomed.
I am delighted to share another beautiful submission to the Monk in the World guest post series. Read on for Janeen Adil’s reflection and poem about liminality. Thresholds and doorways make for evocative images; as a monk in the world, I am drawn to a