Reading and listening that I have found useful for myself and for conversations with students and staff.
Loitering is Delighful a poetic reflection by Ross Gay on the delights and perils of doing nothing as a an academic and an Afro-American man.
Mary Oliver Helped Us Stay Amazed a tribute by Rachel Syme honouring Mary Oliver’s poetry about observing presence and nature.
On the road with Thomas Merton is a film and podcast by Fred Bahnson about his journey retracing the 1968 search of Merton, a Christian mystic, for a new hermitage and meeting some of the monks and nuns in California and New Mexico who hosted Merton. Bahnson has his own spiritual journey as he travels in Merton’s footsteps.