On Love and Community: Dorothy Day’s The Long Loneliness

“We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.” p. 286 Whenever someone wants to refer to a modern day saint, if it is not Mother Teresa then Dorothy Day comes up as someone who tried to live the Bible, that […]

Rebecca Solnit’s The Faraway Nearby and The Mother of All Questions

“There is no good answer to how to be a woman; the art may instead lie in how we refuse the question.”  Rebecca Solnit, The Mother of All Questions   I started with Rebecca Solnit’s The Faraway Nearby, a memoir, but not exactly, beginning at the end of Solnit’s relationship with her mother, when her mother […]