Tag Archives: Desert Fathers

Desert Angels of Dunmovin

Bleak, stripped, burned-out shells of rock-walled buildings present skeletal remains of the desert ghost town of Dunmovin, California, on the west side of Highway 395, between Little Lake and Olancha, in the shadows of Mountain Whitney and the Sierra Nevada. … Continue reading

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On The Road: Part III

“The Desert Fathers believed that the wilderness had been created supremely valuable in the eyes of God precisely because it had no value to men. The wasteland was the land that could never be wasted by men because it offered … Continue reading

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Temptations in the Desert

“….the lone and barren sands stretch far away.” Ozymandias, Percy Shelly. “Like a roaring lion your adversary the devil prowls around, looking for someone to devour.” I Peter 5:8 (NRSV Bible) The hot, dry desert breeze flows through open windows … Continue reading

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