Monthly Archives: May 2014

That Annoying Voice

The mind is a wonderful tool for thinking, but it has a dark side. There is an aspect of the mind that is not useful but pretends to be useful.  I don’t know what the technical name for this aspect … Continue reading

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Wringing or Working?

     We humans have a tendency to complain about things.  We look around the world and see suffering, inequality, injustice and cruelty.  We hear of people in Third World countries actually dying of diseases that we in North America … Continue reading

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Thoughts Held in Mind….

   Einstein once said that the world we live in is a product of our thinking, and that in order to change the world, we need to change our thinking.   I’m coming to realize more and more how profoundly true … Continue reading

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Titles, Privilege and Service

When I was a teenager, the title I wanted more than any other was the title “adult.” Because of a home life that was less than what I needed, I managed to graduate high school early and move to another city … Continue reading

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Managing Pain

As we have all come to know more acutely this past Lenten season, pain and suffering exist everywhere in the world; pain is a fact of our existence and tends to permeate all of our lives to some degree.  We … Continue reading

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Emmaus: The Trip to the Past

Does this gospel story seem real to us or is it just someone else’s story?? To learn the answer, we have to place ourselves in the roles of the two disciples on the road to Emmaus.  It is Easter afternoon, … Continue reading

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A Question of Perspective

In 1487 the Portuguese explorer Bartoleme Dias was the first European to sail all the way to the southern tip of Africa. When he arrived there, he found a peak that juts out into the water and called it “The … Continue reading

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