Monthly Archives: July 2007

A radical change

This quote came in the mail today from the Merton Institute. I liked it a lot and I’m putting it up here for reflection. Thomas Merton was and continues to be an influence in my life and contemplation as Merton … Continue reading

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Song of the Morning Star

Carlos Nakai plays some of the most hauntingly beautiful music I’ve ever heard. Carlos is a Navaho-Ute Indian flute player. I first heard his music at Mt. Irenaeus a number of years ago. Initially it was used in conjunction with … Continue reading

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My Love is like a Red, Red Rose

Bill Douglas is one of my favorite musicians. I first discovered his music about three years ago. I find his work very restful and contemplative. My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose by Bill Douglas I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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Shift Happens

I may have written about this before, but it’s more timely each day. It’s a story that isn’t told much on mainstream media. Today’s politicians are focused on “important issues” like gay rights, gay marriage and abortion. The media has … Continue reading

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I outsmarted myself this morning in attempting to download and install the Debian client for SecondLife my package manager got “smoked”. Oh, well it was time for a rebuild and that’s what’s going on right now. That’s the beauty of … Continue reading

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My father died 34 years ago today. I can remember getting a visit from our leading chief at the Naval Dispensary where I worked at the time. I was twenty years old and over a thousand miles from home. I … Continue reading

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The Narrow Path

I came upon a compelling video presentation by Fr. John Dear, SJ. It speaks for itself. It is a product of the San Damiano Foundation.

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