Monthly Archives: April 2018

Love and the Vine

Here is one of the fondest memories I have of Jane while she was growing up. This happened when she was about four years old. One chilly morning we brought her to her nursery-school. And as she gave me her … Continue reading

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What’s it all about, Alfie Evans?

Cute, angelic, little, lovable Alfie Evans has died. Only yesterday, he was still alive, with the world watching how his poignant drama would unfold. Now the powers of government and medicine conspired to deny him life. Today, he is gone. … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost

Blink! There are some things that we see and understand in the blink of an eye. Intuitively. These include many spiritual insights: presence, peace, love, care, yearning, joy. These require no rational explanations. We only need to look deeply into … Continue reading

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A Lasting Brotherhood

A few months back, I wrote about a miracle I had witnessed. It was the story of Lambert. Now his story moves on and this time, another fellow seminarian from our common past enters the picture and becomesĀ  a heartwarming … Continue reading

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Serendipity and Free Will

Under an electron microscope, there is no difference between my body and the table I am working on. Both are made up of sub-atomic particles. These sub-atomic electrons can be thought of as being a wave of energy and particle … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2018, II

We see what we seek We find what’s in our mind. We search and then discover we had it all the while. The earth and nature bequeaths their tresures to those who would stop and listen in the silence. Just … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2018

Yesterday was Good Shepherd Sunday. As is his style, Jesus draws examples and images from nature to bring home his message. Here, he is the shepherd and we are his flock. There shall be one shepherd and one fold. The … Continue reading

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