December Cycling and Prayer Closets

December Cycling and Prayer Closets

Photo illustrated by Roland Tanglao

A guest post written by Ken Girard, Committee on Publication for Massachusetts – article posted December 1, 2011, on the Arlington Patch

This workweek had been very intense and long-houred.  So when I got to take the day off today, I headed out on my bike for some alone/quiet time.  And the back roads of Concord, Acton, and Carlisle are perfect for that.

It’s beautiful riding at this time of year.  The air is crisp, the sun is that stark December light, the trees minus their foliage provide unseen views.  But more than anything, there’s a stillness.Continue Reading