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.

Your patronage makes it all possible.

  • Jim and Jeanne Augustin
  • CeCe Balboni
  • Victoria Boyle
  • Donna Brown
  • LaVerne K. Brown
  • Bradford Clinard
  • Gina Colaianni
  • William H. Eisner 
  • Herbert Ely
  • Louis Erste
  • Thomas Foran
  • Janet Gardiner
  • Janet Gerber
  • Darrell Grizzle
  • Paul D. Hierholzer
  • Bill Hobbs
  • Cynthia Lee
  • Donald McColman
  • Angus McMahan
  • Linda Mitchell 
  • Jack Mooney
  • Nancy O’Neill
  • Clare Openshaw 
  • Jan S.
  • R. Page Shelton
  • John and Cathy Shoulders
  • Martin Shuck
  • Iris Emelie O. Trinidad
  • Greg Wagener
  • Paul Wheeler
  • Treva H. Whichard

Your name could be on this list! If you would like to be a part of the circle of support for this blog, follow this link and click on “Become a Patron.” And thank you!

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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.