Did you know that October has been designated “Clergy Appreciation Month” by the good people at Hallmark Cards? It was news to me.
So, in honor of all the clergy who are a part of our lives, I offer some insights and advice from Sei Shonagon, an 11th century Japanese noblewoman living in the imperial court near modern day Kyoto. She is, perhaps, an unlikely source of guidance. But her wisdom is timeless. Continue reading “Advice for Clergy (and the rest of us)”