Category Archives: Nature

De Rerum Natura Redux

The nature of anything is the purpose for which it is made or created. The nature of the chair is to be sat upon to give rest or comfort to the ‘seater’. It becomes more complicated and difficult when we … Continue reading

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Alone With God In Nature

No matter how busy the days became, Jesus always found  the time and place to pray. His favorite time to pray is either deep into the night or early in the morning. His favorite place is in some quiet, secluded … Continue reading

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Wondering Why

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.”   It never fails to amaze me how the whole of … Continue reading

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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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