Monthly Archives: November 2017

Saint Andrew Apostle

This is Saint Andrew’s Cross. Today is the Feast Day of Saint Andrew, the first apostle to be called by Jesus. He is the patron saint of Scotland, Russia and Greece, places known for rebellions and revolutions. Today is also … Continue reading

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Freedom And Nature

I love nature. Its beauty is an endless source of inspiration and stimulation for me. Everything in nature is governed by the laws of nature. What goes up must come down. Everything breaks down or dies eventually. Every living thing … Continue reading

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Gratitude And Generosity

Thanksgiving is all about gratitude for all our blessings. So much to be thankful for. Generosity is the natural companion and complement to gratitude. Life is indeed a great blessing we should be thankful for. Unmerited, unexpected, unasked for. To … Continue reading

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A Happy And Blessed Thanksgiving Day

Life is the greatest gift of all. Unexpected. Undeserved. Unmerited. Given to us freely – in love, with love, for love. It is the wellspring of all the other gifts in our life. Today, I am specially thankful for the … Continue reading

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I enjoy recalling memories of the past, both happy and sad, how these have brought color into my life and helped me become the person I that I am today. I still have my dreams and aspirations for the future … Continue reading

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In Love With Creation

Everything in the universe is in constant movement from the smallest quark to the biggest black hole. For some, the movements are random and chaotic like sub-atomic particles. For others, including myself, there is a certain beat, rhythm, almost a … Continue reading

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Slow Silent Serenity

Speed and noise seem to be essential elements of people’s lives today. When people want something, they often want it now. So we have instant versions of practically everything. No waiting. Instant gratification. Yet it took billions of years to … Continue reading

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Life. Paradoxically Beautiful. And Eternal

  Life is so precious and beautiful we would want to keep and preserve it forever. But life as we know it eventually dissipates or disappears or simply dies. The paradoxical truth about life is that it is meant to … Continue reading

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“Ten were cleansed, were they not? Where are the other nine?” Gratitude is a deeply spiritual virtue. In a culture of competitive individualism, I can easily lose sight of the others in my life. Gratitude is the awareness and appreciation … Continue reading

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How Does God Look Like

Dear Elizabeth, You asked me, “For you, how does God look like?” That is some question from your CL Teacher. And it really got me thinking hard. Let me share with you some of the thoughts that came up to … Continue reading

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