Monthly Archives: August 2006

In touch with suffering

When you are in touch with the suffering in the world, it is so easy for despair to overwhelm you. But we do not need to be drowned by despair. Throughout the war in Vietnam young people easily became the … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton Reflection

“Do not be too anxious about your advancement in the ways of prayer, because you have left the beaten track and are traveling by paths that cannot be charted and measured. Therefore leave God to take care of your degree … Continue reading

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La Posada

I went to Mass this morning at Mt. Irenaeus. I wasn’t going to go. I was kind of bummed out. Our daughter went back to college yesterday. Our son has gotten a position in a nearby city and has his … Continue reading

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Soaring

Yesterday I left home with no particular destination in mind. On my way to nowhere I visited Dansville, New York and the Finger Lakes Soaring Club. The club sent me a brochure in April or May and yesterday was the … Continue reading

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Book Meme

Jeff tagged me for a book meme. I had to ask him for assistance. He obliged and here goes. A Book that changed my life. Actually there have been a couple of books that changed the direction of my life. … Continue reading

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Nurenberg prosecutor speaks

Which wars should be prosecuted? “Every war will lead to attacks on civilians,” he said. “Crimes against humanity, destruction beyond the needs of military necessity, rape of civilians, plunder–that always happens in wartime. So my answer personally, after working for … Continue reading

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Fully alive

I really like Tiger Woods. Does anyone not see the glory of God in the way this young man plays golf. This video comes from Google Video and it’s quite entertaining. How many times does Tiger bouce the ball on … Continue reading

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