Monthly Archives: January 2007

Prayers for peace

Today is cold. It’s the dog days of winter. We’re not experiencing El Nino anymore. We don’t have the level of snow that we used to have, but it’s still cold. I read a lot. Some of my reading are … Continue reading

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A grain of wheat

Today was the 59th anniversary of the assassination of one of the true saints of the 20th Century. January 30, 1948 Mahatma Gandhi was murdered by a Hindu extremist. Gandhi died almost five years before I was born. I regard … Continue reading

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Monastic Journey

We prescribe for one another remedies that will bring us peace of mind, and we are still devoured by anxiety. We evolve plans for disarmament and for the peace of nations, and our plans only change the manner and method … Continue reading

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We hold the death of the Lord..

Today my friend Terry called. He’s an inquirer to our Secular Franciscan life. I’ve known him for nearly 20 years and he is very thoughtful. He offered to drive. The proverb, “Pride goeth before the fall,” was operative this morning. … Continue reading

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Dennis Kucinich

Yesterday as I sat watching the peace march on the mall at Washington, D.C. I particularly enjoyed the comments of Dennis Kucinich. I supported Dennis for President in 2004 . He’s a long shot, but he’s a breath of fresh … Continue reading

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Five things about me

Jeff tagged me with a meme a week ago to write five things about me that no one who reads this blog would know about. That’s a tough assignment because I’ve written about most aspects of my life. 1. I … Continue reading

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If my people…

“If my people, who are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”–2 … Continue reading

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