Monthly Archives: May 2015

Grateful For Forty Years

This is the day the Lord has made for me and Anabelle. Forty years ago today, we exchanged our marital vows. In those years, I have learned what it meant for two hearts to become as one. We have shared … Continue reading

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Paradoxes Yet Again

Life is paradoxical and full of contradictions. Like, life is a precious gift to me; and yet I cannot just live it for myself. A fruitful and consequential life is meant to be lived in the love and service of others. … Continue reading

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Knowing What Truly Life Is

In my recent travels, I have been amazed by what men have been able to accomplish over the centuries: the pyramids of the Maya, the churches and palaces in Europe, the cities within which these monuments were built. These did not … Continue reading

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Real Encounters With Christ

We are still in the great season of Easter when parishes welcome new members into the community through the moving rites of Christian initiation – Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist. Sacrament, Word of God and Community become particularly meaningful for me … Continue reading

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Like The Windmill.

What goes up must come down. That is the reality of life since time began. We toss our dreams up into the air And they soon fall back broken. Not fair. We go up in flights of fancy and dream … Continue reading

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Pray, that Your Joy May Be Complete

There are many times I ask God to grant me things in my prayers. Some of my requests are so preposterous and impossible I would wonder why I am even asking God for them. But usually God would give them … Continue reading

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Absence and True Love

What is it about seeing old friends or loved ones again after an absence that makes the heart skip a beat or even leap for joy? We met up with a good friend yesterday and she had a certain glow. … Continue reading

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Chosen

I did not choose to be born. Someone made that decision for me. And for the time that I have been alive I am forever grateful. I will most likely not decide when or where or how I will die. … Continue reading

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Musings in a Foreign Land

We are now in Copenhagen and I try to begin each day in Sacred Space, meeting up with the Lord. And He is here. In fanciful musing, I am imagining whether the Lord has also traveled with us here in … Continue reading

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More Than What Science Can Tell Me

We are all familiar with the usual three states of matter: solid, liquid and gas. Now, scientists are talking about a new state of matter – “Jahn-Teller metals”. From the little I have read, I have no way of imagining it … Continue reading

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