The Chief Rabbit

“My Chief Rabbit has told me to defend this run and until he says otherwise I shall stay here.” “His Chief Rabbit?” said Vervain, staring. It had never occurred to Woundwort or any of his officers that Thlayli was notthe Chief Rabbit of his warren. Yet what he said carried immediate conviction. Hewas speaking the … Continue reading The Chief Rabbit

Like a Revelation

The natural world can refresh our hearts and minds through an ecstatic (ek-static) experience, drawing us out of ourselves. The uplift which we experience in nature borders on gratitude because implicit in the experience is an intuition of unity, proportion, and clarity. In this respect, nature calls us into an awareness of a super-personal order … Continue reading Like a Revelation

Becoming Thanksgiving

And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” (Luke 22:19) Jesus is our Eucharistic Lord. He is our thanksgiving. He is our offering to God. Christ’s whole life was an offering, a thanksgiving sacrifice poured out unto the Father and … Continue reading Becoming Thanksgiving