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Look Up.

“Pray, Hope, and Don’t Worry”-St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcino  When Collin was rather small, washing his hair was a big ordeal.   I would tell him to look up so that when I poured the rinse water on his head, the … Continue reading

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We May Well be a Monkey’s Uncle.

“The complexity of the simplest known type of cell is so great that it is impossible to accept that such an object could have been thrown together suddenly by some kind of freakish, vastly improbable event.  Such an occurrence would … Continue reading

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What Shall We Do With The Bodies?

“Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.”   – Andre Malraux   I am not sure how the conversation came up in the widow/widower support group I belonged to at the time.  It may have … Continue reading

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Who would want us?

I fled Him, down the nights, and down the days; I fled Him, down the arches of the years; I fled Him, down the labyrinthine days Of my own mind; and in the midst of tears; –          From ‘The Hound … Continue reading

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The Blindness Conundrum.

“Living is easy with eyes closed.”   John Lennon I met Cindy in the mid 1980’s. She was a young woman with small children and I got to know Cindy because she came to my door selling Avon.  She was a … Continue reading

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I’m in – AMEN.

“Christ does not force our will, He only takes what we give Him. But He does not give Himself entirely until He sees that we yield ourselves entirely to Him.” St Teresa of Avila As a Catholic, when we receive … Continue reading

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Speaking of Many Things; Of Seeds and Acorns, of Babies and Human Beings.

“’The time has come, the walrus said, ‘to talk of many things: of shoes and ships and sealing wax, of cabbages and kings.’”   –    The Walrus and the Carpenter.  By Lewis Carrol. They call themselves the Ethical Society of St. … Continue reading

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