Monthly Archives: November 2018

Looking Deep Inside

From today’s First Reading: But how can they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how can they believe in him of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone to preach? And … Continue reading

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Some Random Thoughts

In my youth I loved to collect sayings and quotations. One of my all-time favorite is this one from The Little Prince: “One sees rightly only with the heart. What is essential is invisible to the eyes.” And quite related … Continue reading

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Disturbing Thoughts

Business and finance. Power and politics. Science and technology. Entertainment and leisure. These are things that seems  to be driving the world today. Much of the news is about these and events in these areas always hog the headlines. But … Continue reading

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Nature And My Nature

  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 is driven by and blindly follows its instincts. There is beauty in the sunflower … Continue reading

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King. Prophet. Priest.

King. Prophet. Priest. These are the offices that the Church ascribes to the Christ. In a world of democratically elected leaders, who are savvy in social media to keep them attuned to the pulse and heart beat of their people; … Continue reading

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Feast of Christ the King

O God We do well to join all creation in heaven and on earth in praising you through Jesus Christ, our Lord. For you have made us in your own image and set us, as stewards, over creation. Once you … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

In my quiet moments, I enjoy looking back to memories of the past, both happy and sad, and how these have brought color into my life and helped me become the person I that I am today. I still have … Continue reading

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In the Afterglow of Thanksgiving

The curfew tolls the knell of parting day,           The lowing herd wind slowly o’er the lea,  The plowman homeward plods his weary way,           And leaves the world to darkness and to me. ~ Thomas Gray I hear the bell tollong … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 9

Happy Thanksgiving!   And now, bless the God of all, who has done wondrous things on earth; Who fosters people’s growth from their mother’s womb, and fashions them according to his will! May he grant you joy of heart and … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 8

    Thank God for Wednesdays! Many of our close friends and people who have known us for years know about our Wednesdates. When we were planning our wedding almost fifty years ago, we had a longish guests wish-list but … Continue reading

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