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When Nighttime Comes

I am feeling adrift on a dark and dreadful sea It is all shadows and darkness lurking around me The light of reason had been snuffed out suddenly Where to go from here is now difficult to see. Just yesterday, … Continue reading

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Love Is The Only Law Of The Universe

All things by immortal power. Near or far, to each other linked are, that thou canst not stir a flower without troubling of a star. ~ by the poet and mystic, Francis Thompson I first heard these lines from Fr. … 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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Earth Day 2018

Yesterday was Good Shepherd Sunday. As is his style, Jesus draws examples and images from nature to bring home his message. Here, he is the shepherd and we are his flock. There shall be one shepherd and one fold. The … Continue reading

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Reflected Glory

The moon has no light of her own. She is but the reflections of the sun. When the sun is out, we don’t see her. But she bathes our nights with her warm and tender light. Everything that is has … Continue reading

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More Poems from Fr. Abe

     

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Life, Intentional not Accidental

I am intentional, not accidental. I refuse to accept or to believe that I am an accident. There may not be any compelling reason why I should exist. Yet, there is Someone who intended that I should. In the vast … Continue reading

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