Category Archives: Nature

Reason vs. Emotions

I fancy myself to be a logical and rational person, using reason as the basis for many of my decisions. But I also realize that I can be a deeply emotional person, at times acting on a whim or based … Continue reading

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“Increase Our Faith!”

  In today’s Gospel reading, the apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” And also this weekend, Ela our youngest granddaughter received her gift of Faith. She was baptized into the Community of Believers. The Lord assured his disciples, … Continue reading

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All The Earth Proclaim The Lord

Today is the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi. There is a tendency today of reinterpreting the words of the Gospel into more acceptable and palatable manner. Nothing typifies this mentality more than those who preach and live by the … Continue reading

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The MiniMax Formula

Even as men look at and are awed by the grandeur and vastness of the universe,  they begin thinking that size matters, that big is better. Better then becomes synonymous with better. And men just simply start wanting more and … Continue reading

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There Is Innate Goodness In Us

Maia just recently turned one year old. She does not speak yet except through a few syllables, like ‘mah mah’, ‘dah dah’, ‘tah’. And yet she is very good at communicating. She knows how to tell us how she feels … Continue reading

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Laudato Si’

All the earth proclaim the Lord; sing your praise to God. Laudato Si’ Praise be to you! Climate change is real. And there is a crisis. For eons, Earth has existed with humans in it. For millions of years, it … Continue reading

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From Nature, Into My Heart

    I am always amazed whenever I looked up at the skies. I am at a loss for words when I stare out at the heavens on a clear night and see all those billions of stars and the … Continue reading

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De Rerum Natura

It is the nature of the sun to burn and to shine. In the process it gives light and energy to everything around it for millions of miles. Yet, it is but one of a billion stars in a medium-sized … Continue reading

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Use It or Lose It

Morning has broken and the sun rises over the Sierra Madre mountains, once more to give its light, warmth and energy to the planet below. The trees and the plants are astir to give shade, food and fresh air, nourishing … Continue reading

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The Cross

The cross has always been the primary symbol of Christianity. From the earliest times, Christians were identified by the cross. The cross was the most cruel and most ignominious penalty in the Roman empire. It was so humiliating Roman citizens … Continue reading

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