Monthly Archives: July 2011

St. Columban’s

I love it here along Lake Erie. Only the sound of the waves in the background and the rustle of leaves overhead break the silence. I have come here to pray and rest today. My heart is full of questions … Continue reading

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A thousand words

It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Tonight my wife organized a picnic for my mother-in-law who has been a patient in a local nursing care facility for almost a year now. It was really … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the Lord

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at … Continue reading

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We are the United States of America

I love this address by a congressman with moxie. Dennis Kucinich has long been a favorite of mine. Like me he is not afraid to stand for something. Thank you Congressman Kucinich for a moving speech full of logic instead … Continue reading

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Keeping it green

Tomorrow I will be attending a conference on learning. The name of the conference is the “IT Conference.” It means the, “Innovative Teaching Conference.” I’m sure there will be lots of innovators there. I’m going there to listen and learn. … Continue reading

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San Damiano Cross

I’m at a meeting in the Reilly Center at St. Bonaventure University. In the room on the wall facing me is the San Damiano cross. It is emblematic of Franciscans everywhere. Tonight it’s more poignant because I’m more focused on … Continue reading

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Anniversary

Today marks th 38th anniversary of my Dad’s death. I’ve written about it before and each time there is a different reflection for me. I’m in Arcade, NY getting my oil changed. On my way I passed the cemetery where … Continue reading

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