Monthly Archives: November 2012

Embracing Giving Thanks

When I was growing up in Ohio, Thanksgiving was an exciting time of the year.  For the holidays we rotated visits to my Mom’s family in Detroit and Dad’s family in Dayton, Ohio.  Each side of the family held its … Continue reading

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Embracing Comfort

I turned on my computer early one morning to work on a project.  Typically I read the five top stories of the day as the web page comes up.   Usually I just scroll through the stories taking note of what is … Continue reading

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Embracing Listening

It had been a long day.  I walked outside from the parish offices after an evening meeting.  It was about 9:00PM.  Tired and hungry, I was eager to get home.  As I approached my car I looked in total dismay. … Continue reading

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Embracing Life-Giving Energy

The events on the east coast and other parts of the United States this past week brought devastation and sadness.  Hurricane Sandy collided with other storm centers changing  people’s lives forever.  We watched the devastating power of energy different from other forms of  life … Continue reading

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