Monthly Archives: September 2006

Prayer for Peace

I sit here in my quiet sacred space surrounded by icons that remind me of that which I treasure. We are on the eve of mid-term elections in the United States which once again are used to divide us further. … Continue reading

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Vocation to Solitude

“To deliver oneself up, to hand oneself over, entrust oneself completely to the silence of a wide landscape of woods and hills, or sea, or desert; to sit still while the sun comes up over the land and fills its … Continue reading

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Spirituality and Paradox

No one has ever become poor by giving.” — Anne Frank Another expression that I like is, “you gotta give it away to keep it.” If you want more of what you have the answer is always lies in giving … Continue reading

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Quiet presence

I’ve been feeling pretty beat lately. I have a lot of work to accomplish everyday as the administrator of the computer network at our school district. Managing the needs of nearly five hundred computers and the users is daunting at … Continue reading

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a minor friar: Links

a minor friar: Links Very provocative images and thoughts here. Look at all the images of Jesus and ask yourself which one or ones you most identify with and why.

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Comfortable Christianity

There is a story in the book “Spirituality of Imperfection” that is about a scruffy old man from the fringes of society that appears in the congregation of a wealthy suburban church. He begins to attend this church and comes … Continue reading

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Going back to God

“Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God”– Lenny Bruce I once saw a movie about Lenny Bruce’s life. I think it was done in the 1970’s. The movie starred Dustin Hoffman and Valerie … Continue reading

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