Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Sacredness of the Now

The other day, I was clearing my bookshelves of old magazines to make room for new books I recently bought. As I was going through the piles, I would set aside one magazine with an interesting article I would read … Continue reading

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Peter, Paul and Mary

Today is the feast of Saints Peter and Paul. These two apostles are recognized as the prime movers in the spread of the early Christianity, leading missionary efforts, resolving conflicts, clearing confusions, admonishing, teaching and serving the early Christian communites. … Continue reading

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A Call, A Response, A Mission

When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my lambs.” … Continue reading

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There Are People I Remember . . . . In My Life

The other day, someone posted an old picture from Xavier School on Facebook. It elicited a lot of comments and exchanges from former students and colleagues from the past. Some of the people I could easily recall for I have … Continue reading

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It’s a Blur!

Blur: The Speed of Change in the Connected Economy was a popular book several years ago. It described how things are changing so fast in today’s world that everything seems to be in a blur. Moore’s law, for example, states … Continue reading

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Being Proactive

Life is constant change. From the moment I was born to the day I will die, I am always being transformed into something different and hopefully for the better. I can choose what changes I want to see in my … Continue reading

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Presence and Prayer

During the early days of space exploration, I came across this story (probably apocryphal) of two astronauts and their experience of space travel. The first astronaut, looking out of his space capsule into space, said: “I traveled into the heavens … Continue reading

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The Super Moon, My Special Birthday Gift

Last night, I went out to take this photo of the ‘Super Moon’. Dark. Somber. Brooding. Kind of melancholic with only the outlines of the landscape visible. This Super Moon is closer to us by some 50,000 miles than when … Continue reading

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When I’m Sixty-four

I am marking another milestone and passing through another threshold tomorrow. Now, I can really sing one of my favorite Beatles song: “When I’m sixty four!” I feel that I am coming full circle. I am coming back to where … Continue reading

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Where My Heart Is

I was watching a video the other day on how to live a good life by managing one’s finances very well. The speaker counseled viewers to live within their means. That sounded like a sound advice. What he said next … Continue reading

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