Monthly Archives: December 2009

The Lord’s Prayer

Since writing this morning’s post I thought of how much my thoughts align with the Lord’s prayer and how attention to this day is what’s implied and expressed in the Lord’s Prayer. Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be … Continue reading

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New day

Later tonight we’ll officially ring in the new year, but each day is really new and each minute for that matter no one has ever experienced before because the future and the past are just illusions.  The only time is … Continue reading

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Love your neighbor

Mark 12:30-31 continues to animate my life and my thinking. It’s often tough to do, but produces the best results. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and … Continue reading

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A bird in the hand

I forgot to mention that I was able to incorporate the incredible picture of the little bird in my hand into my new theme. Holding that little bird was a moment of grace. Not my grace, but the grace of … Continue reading

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Ubuntu is an African word that means community or the sense of community and community responsibility. It’s a contrast in an age of self absorption. I like Desmond Tutu’s description here: One of the sayings in our country is Ubuntu … Continue reading

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New theme

Theme change for the first time since I began blogging on WordPress a few years ago. I liked my old theme, but was ready for something different.  This has been a year of change and I’ve experimented with my life … Continue reading

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Thankful heart

I’ve got a whole week off and I’m enjoying it. I got a 4.0 at St. Bonaventure last semester too. Going back to graduate school was a lot of fun it turns out and it was a homecoming too. I … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday

Today was the Fourth Sunday in Advent. Gosh, The other three Sundays have breezed by. The sun was out today on my trip to Mt. Irenaeus and though it was a chilly 20 degrees Fahrenheit it made for an enjoyable … Continue reading

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For the last several weeks we’ve been treated to non-stop coverage of one man’s infidelity to his wife. I’m not excusing Tiger Wood’s behavior, but that is a matter between he, his wife and family. I’m not sure even Bill … Continue reading

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The Immaculate Conception

Today is my birthday. It’s also the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Besides being my birthday which is an important event in my life I share this wonderful Marian feast. I don’t talk about her much, but Mary holds a … Continue reading

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