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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

“Hanging in the Balance” is usually a reference to being held in a precarious state, not knowing what the outcome might be.  The phrase is often illustrated by a balance scale weighted heavily on one side or the other... the unknown having the potential to be really good .... or really bad.

Balance is a desired state of being receiving a...

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Everyday objects viewed through a microscope reveal what could not be previously seen.  What seemed quite ordinary appears extraordinary.  Absorbed by the details however, we may miss the greater view.  A kernel of corn for instance resembles human blood cells under a microscope. It is an interesting image but the likeness of a kernel of corn is...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
There is a deep and burning desire within the heart of humankind that calls us toward the Divine.  Jesus teaches us that the Divine, the Kingdom of Heaven, the immeasurable Source of all life whom He called Father, was within us. Jesus was both fully human and fully divine. Through his teachings we discover that we too are both fully human and...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015

As I sat down last week to write my talk for Sunday my heart was heavy with the sadness of lives lost and loved ones in pain in San Bernardino.  As I stalled, wondering how to speak about Peace in the wake of violence I made a cup of tea.  The message on my Yogi tea tag? “Sing from your heart.”

To sing is to make harmony where there was...

Monday, November 30, 2015

Hope is the Light at the end of a tunnel. It is the glimpse of something better, something greater than the current experience.  It is the anticipation of the greatest of wishes, to be whole, to be safe, to be one with Life.

The apostle Paul wrote in his letter to the Colossians, “This mystery which has been kept hidden for ages … Is...

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Who has not wondered "Who am I and why am I here?"  I recall an episode of "Everybody Loves Raymond" when Ray's daughter Allie wanted to know just that.  Because she asked "How do we get here?" Ray thought he was about to have the "Where do babies come from?" talk with her.  But she quickly assured him she had an idea what that was about. She...

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