Category Archives: Encounter

The Good Old Days

There was a time I was puzzled by what the term “good old times” meant. I was young then. I couldn’t imagine how anyone could or would like to look back into the past and revel in it. All those … 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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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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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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