Monthly Archives: January 2011

White Stone Meditation

On New Year’s Eve we had our annual Burning Bowl Ceremony where we consciously surrendered to God all those things we were clinging to that did not serve our highest good—all those things within us that were rooted in fear.  … Continue reading

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet … Continue reading

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Burning Bowl Homily 2010

(The following was delivered just prior to the Burning Bowl Ceremony, where the congregation wrote their fears, limitations, failings, etc…whatever they needed to release for the New Year, and the papers were then burned before the Liturgy of the Eucharist … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Families

Christmas is a season, not a day, and so today we focus our attention on the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph.  As a child, surveying the faults within my own human family, I was always mildly uncomfortable on … Continue reading

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Hookers, Hawks and Hope

(This is the infamous Christmas Eve homily that caused a stir! Enjoy!) Matthew’s Gospel opens with the genealogy of Jesus and, curiously, there are two women mentioned in that genealogy who serve as examples of hope and determination in the … Continue reading

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