Category Archives: Spirituality

It’s a Beautiful World

Market forces today drive businesses and the world economy. Markets are supposed to be the most efficient ways to distribute goods and services. If everyone worked for his own enlightened self-interest, things would eventually work out right in the end … Continue reading

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The Evil Among Us

There is evil in the world and it is alive and active in many places, among many people, in many different events. It feels like reason and even basic common sense have fled human hearts and have turned us all … Continue reading

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Today is LaetareĀ (Rejoice!) Sunday. It is a day of joy and hope in the midst of Lent a season of penance and repentance. The Gospel today includes the most beautiful passage in the gospels: For God so loved the world … Continue reading

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More Poems from Fr. Abe


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Poems by Abe

Abe was a dear friend, a sagacious mentor, and a treasured brother. He left a trove of unpublished poems. I chose some of them and composed them with some of my own photos.        

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Too Good To Be True?

In my daily experience of dealing and relating with people, I have learned that what is too good to be true is often not true. A lucrative job that is easy and effortless would probably involve something criminal. An investment … Continue reading

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Encountering God

History is often written about and around great personages and great events. It would be interesting to re-read history from the perspective of the ‘small people’ in a story or event: a great battle from the POV of a foot … Continue reading

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