Tag: Stanley Kunitz

Speaking of Poetry

I just started reading Passing Through: the Later Poems, New and Selected by Stanley Kunitz. This is my first foray with the works of this American poet. I had not even heard of him until a few years ago, when one of my former professors passed along a link to a video of him reading, “God’s Grandeur” by Gerard Manley…

Why Are Any of Us Here?

      About a year ago, I copied down in one of my journals an introduction to a psalm that was included in that day’s Magnificat readings. All creation sings praise to God simply by being fully what the Creator intended. Obedience to God’s designs is in itself an act of worship. Worship without obedience is merely hollow flattery.…