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November 15, 2016

I have seen God in creation many times in many places...last night, for example as that remarkable moon, closer to the earth than it has been in 68 years, rose over the St. Johns River and lit the river with broad swaths of moon dance. Or the breathtaking sunsets over...

February 15, 2016

As a Lenten discipline, I am following a guide for writing a note/letter a day...each day to a person who has touched my life in various ways.  One day last week it was to a person with whom I shared a secret and another day it was to a person I taught. Today the assig...

February 12, 2016





According to several very accomplished physicists and scientists, the sound of black holes smashing together has been detected for the first time, opening a new window f...

February 9, 2016

Mardi Gras!!! Today and tonight there will be great revelry all around the world as Christians literally and figuratively devour all the "fat" in their cupboards and make way for the somber season of Lent. In the Christian tradition, Lent marks the 40 days and 40 night...

February 1, 2016

"Bridget (Brigid, Bride, Bridey, or in Welsh, Ffraid) of Kildare was born around 450 into a Druid family, being the daughter of Dubhthach, court poet to King Loeghaire. At an early age, she decided to become a Christian, and she eventually took vows as a nun. Togethe...

February 1, 2016

There is a poet out there whose words are as strong and corrective as the hands of a masseuse. His name is David Whyte, and if you do not know him you must. Here is his poem "Pilgrim." 



I bow to the lark
and its tiny
lifted silhouette
before infinity.

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