February 16, 2019

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: February 9, 2019

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: February 9, 2019 • • • WE START WITH A REQUEST FOR PRAYER & SUPPORT… One of our friends and contributing writers here at Internet Monk has been dealing with a life-transforming change in this new year. This is from J. Michael Jones: Somewhere, around January 11th, 2019, I became […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: February 2, 2019

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: February 2, 2019 The cold grows colder, even as the days grow longer, February’s mercury vapor light buffing but not defrosting the bone-white ground, crusty and treacherous underfoot. This is the time of year that’s apt to put a hammerlock on a healthy appetite, old anxieties back into the night, […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 26, 2018 — Frozen Edition

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 26, 2018 — Frozen Edition No season of the soul strips clear the face of God save cold and frozen wind upon the frozen sod. Jane Tyson Clement • • • FROZEN THINGS… The week ahead is forecast to have the coldest temperatures of the season across the U.S., […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 19, 2019

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 19, 2019 What are you doing out there? Come on in out of the wind and snow and join us for Brunch! We have hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and plenty of food to warm and fill you. Here in the northern climes we’re deep in the bleak midwinter, […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 12, 2019 — SHUTDOWN!

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 12, 2019 SHUTDOWN! In solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of government workers who have been furloughed or who are working without pay, as well as the vast number of contractors, businesses, and local entities whose livelihoods depend upon the normal functioning of the Federal government, the IM Saturday […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 5, 2019

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 5, 2019 Welcome to our first Brunch of the new year! • • • The religious makeup of the new Congress Like the rest of U.S. society…the new Congress is a bit more diverse, with Christians making up 88 percent of the membership, down from 91 percent. Among the […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 29, 2018

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 29, 2018 It’s the end of one year, the beginning of another. Time to reflect and time for expectation. We will reflect that in our approach to the Brunch today, giving you a chance to share about your own personal journey. At this time of year we dwell in […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 22, 2018

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 22, 2018 It’s the feast before the Feast, on this “Christmastime is here” edition of the Saturday Monks Brunch. Hope many will start the day with us before rushing out to complete their last minute shopping and getting the house ready for the annual family invasion on Christmas Eve […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 15, 2018 — A nostalgia feast

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 15, 2018 It’s a celebration Brunch! It’s a feast of nostalgia! This time of year is always a big one for our family, with birthdays and anniversaries galore, as well as the usual holiday gatherings. But this year is even more special, because it was forty years ago, on […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 8, 2018

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 8, 2018 Another week of Advent, another week closer to Christmas, and here we are. Welcome to our weekly Brunch, where things are beginning to take a decidedly holiday tone. There’s egg nog on the buffet (Michael Spencer’s favorite), greens, poinsettias, and candles on the tables. Come, sit, and […]