Chilling with the Raccoons, the Moon and a Dear Friend

By Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB

My first bonfire of the season was spectacularly attended by … me.

Well, okay, there were a few racoons too, but no other Sisters.

They often come out when they see it reflecting in the window of the dining room, just off our patio. We laugh and enjoy each other’s company.

This evening, however, was quiet and contemplative. The moon was spectacular, and the fire blazed merrily. I loved it … mostly. Continue Reading