Circle of Gratitude

These Patrons Make This Website Possible

Thank you so much to the following kind people who provide generous support to this blog.

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  • Angus McMahan
  • Bill Hobbs
  • Bradford Clinard
  • Cathy Flores
  • CeCe Balboni
  • Clare Openshaw 
  • Cynthia Howard
  • Cynthia Lee
  • Dan Peterson
  • Darrell Grizzle
  • Donald McColman
  • Donna Brown
  • Gina Colaianni
  • Greg Wagener
  • Herbert Ely
  • Iris Emelie O. Trinidad
  • Jack Mooney
  • Jan Elvee
  • Jan S.
  • Janet Gardiner
  • Janet Gerber
  • John and Cathy Shoulders
  • LaVerne K. Brown
  • Linda
  • Linda Mitchell 
  • Louis Erste
  • Margarita Noyes
  • Martin Shuck
  • Nancy O’Neill
  • Noel Young
  • Paul D. Hierholzer
  • Paul Wheeler
  • Page Shelton
  • Richard Zelley
  • Scott Halvorsen
  • Thomas Foran
  • Treva H. Whichard
  • Victoria Boyle
  • William H. Eisner 

The lovely art on this page is by my friend Michael Noyes. Used by permission. Please visit to see more beautiful images and to purchase cards and prints.

Author of Befriending Silence, Christian Mystics, The Big Book of Christian Mysticism, Answering the Contemplative Call, and other books. Catechist. Retreat leader. Speaker. Professed Lay Cistercian.