Tag Archives: acceptance

Soft and Supple

Acceptance is the key to life. Those who cannot change cannot survive. Those who can wear masks and get vaccinated are likely to flourish in our new environment. As I sat watching a basketball game at St. Bonaventure University’s Reilly … Continue reading

Posted in local, Spiritual, St. Bonaventure | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

There is a middle way

This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a wonderful book about a subject that I know very little about. Now, having read the book I know a bit more. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Looking for a good book to read?

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson I liked it. The title might put some people off and the language might put some people off too. His frank … Continue reading

Posted in Spiritual | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Love your neighbor as yourself

The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:31 These are word easily read but not easily practiced for me. They are words whose point I missed for … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Franciscan, Spiritual | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Love and tolerance

Today I received an email message that was a wolf in sheeps clothing. A hateful message masquerading as a national security issue. I replied by asking the person not to send anymore of these missives. I welcomed uplifting messages but … Continue reading

Posted in Spiritual | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Back of the bus

When you grow up white in middle America you have a much different perspective from a guy or gal who grew up black or brown in the ghetto. Rev. Wright is correct in saying America is a racist country. There … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments