Category Archives: Encounter

One And Done or Work In Progress?

The Resurrection is often seen and interpreted as a ‘one and done’ event. We have all been redeemed by Christ on Calvary. But I think that Redemption is better seen as a ‘work in progress’. That is why we also … Continue reading

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The Empty Tomb

When I was young, I would imagine the Resurrection as one very dramatic event. It must have begun as a rumbling on the ground, that soon turned into an earthquake. Then there was a sound and an intense light coming … Continue reading

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An Easter Walk

Anabelle and I love to walk and we often go on hikes. I love to feel the earth beneath my feet and relish her freshness sweet. I love being surrounded by nature’s trees rather than the city’s streets. I’d sooner … Continue reading

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Imagining A Better World. Again.

Man, for all the goodness in him, can fall prey to perversions of tragic proportions. Thus, we see lawmakers and government officials who in their hubris think they are above the law. There are some priests and religious who in … Continue reading

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Seek And Find

Seek and you shall find. And lying at his door was a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who would gladly have eaten his fill of the scraps that fell from the rich man’s table. We seek what we … Continue reading

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Reliving the Transfiguration Today

Today’s gospel is the story of the Transfiguration, one of my favorite gospel stories. Sometimes, I imagine myself one of the band of brothers that followed Jesus in the hamlets and hills of Galilee. The transfiguration must have been the … Continue reading

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Listening

It takes at least two persons to have a conversation. And it takes both speaking and listening to carry it on. Often, the listening part of a conversation is overlooked; yet it is even more important than talking for a … Continue reading

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