Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day Reflection

The present need some have to advocate non-violent action as a response to terrorist threats reminds me of the difficulty idealists of any persuasion face in transferring personal spirituality and moral values to the Real World that is complex, messy, … Continue reading

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SPRING FADES TO SUMMER

Now that May is ending all of the spring wildflowers and blossoms have faded to lush greens. The trails and woodland floors are covered with cool shade. Now the predominant color is green, green, green. So, in remembrance of the … Continue reading

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PRESENCE

  If you are ever in a spelling bee and you are given the word “presence” make sure you ask to have it pronounced again and again, and used in a sentence. Then you will know it is a word … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW

BOOK Review Diarmuid O’Murchu’s latest book, Christianity’s Dangerous Memory, is the authors attempt to put the teachings of Jesus in the context of Palestine as an empirical colony of Rome. The subtitle, A Rediscovery of The Revolutionary Jesus, suggests that … Continue reading

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WHAT A BIG EGO!

Who is this guy Tommy Hilfiger anyway, getting people to wear clothing which features his name?  What an ego! I don’t think he pays them. It’s like branding cattle to make sure everyone knows you own it! Branding is all … Continue reading

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PARADOXOLOGY

Sister Miriam Therese Winter, the Singing Nun of the 60’s –remember “Joy is Like The Rain”-wrote a book on spirituality in a quantum universe in 2009 which has not attracted a lot of attention but should. Called Paradoxology, it attempts … Continue reading

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Let’s Tell A New Story

We Need A New Story Stories about our family define who we are and sometimes lock us in to descriptions of who we are that are not necessarily true. We all have family myths. All stories are true and some … Continue reading

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