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

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.