Driving south on the US 395 between Big Pine and Independence, the whole of the “Big Boys” of the Sierra Nevada Mountains (the 12,000 – 14,000 footers) were completely covered in clouds and obscured by falling snow. Other than a few raindrops, we had no problems driving home.
Monthly Archives: December 2006
And he [Huston Smith] recalled the time he asked Christian mystic Thomas Merton to explain what the life of a monk was like.
“It’s very nice,” Merton responded.
“I’m surprised by your response,” Smith said, “given what I know about the three vows.”
“Oh, those,” Merton said. “Poverty is a snap. Chastity more difficult, but manageable. But obedience — obedience is a bugger.”
Preach it, Brother Merton, obedience is a bugger.
My young cousin Katy loves all things horses.