Monthly Archives: May 2013

Embracing Abundance

A month or so ago I received an e-mail from a friend in Africa.  She commented on the Boston Marathon tragedy in Boston.  “Similar situations take place here all the time”,  she said, “they just don’t make headline news.”    … Continue reading

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Embracing the Fog

The fog horn sounded in the still morning hours amid the placid lake.    I did not see the boats or the troubled shore of which the  fog horn warned.   The fog horn sounded persistently, hauntingly, beckoning, guiding  and calling:   be attentive, be aware, be careful, notice!   The waters are different … Continue reading

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Embracing Newness of Life

There are many expressions that say ” life has changed.”   “The new normal” is one of them.  The term originated with Hospice to give the sense that although life will never be the same as it was before someone passed to the next … Continue reading

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Embracing Energy

I attended a small Catholic parish high school in Celina, Ohio.  I loved growing up in Celina and loved our school.  Although we had a “boys” basketball team that played other schools, we did not have a formal  sports program for … Continue reading

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Embracing the Turning

Recently, someone told me about an informal study on a popular television program.  The survey asked people what they do the first thing in the morning.  The overwhelming majority of the people said that they “pray”.  She thought I would find this interesting.  … Continue reading

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