Tag Archives: Serendipity

To Be A Child, redux

As I age into my twilight years, I try to live in simplicity and surrender. And surprisingly, often serendipitously, I do learn many things. Some are lessons long forgotten, others totally new and exhilarating. Many of the new lessons I … Continue reading

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No, We Never Travel Alone

It was a hot and dusty afternoon and we were walking back to San Carlos from our catechism classes at the Guadalupe Nuevo Elementary School when we noticed a young girl, rather shy but also rather forward enthusiastically waving at … Continue reading

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The Stories That We Tell

String words together and a story is told. People always love a good story. A good story must have conflict and an end. Complications, difficulties and problems are the conflicts that drive the action. It is the quest for solutions … Continue reading

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Nature Alive Means People Alive

Life is so powerful it will not be denied. Life will always find a way to express itself. Living in the Santa Clara/Silicon Valley has made me even more appreciative of this fact. San Jose sits at the confluence of … Continue reading

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Serendipity and Free Will

Under an electron microscope, there is no difference between my body and the table I am working on. Both are made up of sub-atomic particles. These sub-atomic electrons can be thought of as being a wave of energy and particle … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

He said in reply, “Elijah will indeed come and restore all things; but I tell you that Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him but did to him whatever they pleased. So also will the Son of … Continue reading

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Raison d’être

When he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? Produce good fruit as evidence of your repentance. And do … Continue reading

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