Forgive my delay in posting the winner of the drawing from this past week's Poetry Party on the theme of silence. . . I have been teaching in Ireland all weekend and arrived back yesterday trying to catch up with myself.
I just spent some reflective time with the beautiful poems offered and my heart is, as always, full of gratitude for all my fellow monks and poets willing to share their heart's expression with this community. Pour some tea and linger there for a while and really experience the depth of silence's gifts.
The name I pulled in my random drawing is Janet Stanwyck – Janet, please send me your snail mail and I will get a copy of Desert Mothers and Fathers: Early Christian Wisdom Sayings — Annotated & Explained straight from SkyLight Paths.
Thank you again to everyone who participated! Next month's theme is hospitality and the Photo Party will open Monday, October 1st and the Poetry Party on October 15th!