Category Archives: Meditations

Advent Reflections ~ The Art of Anticipation 12/5/12

ShareThis is another day, O Lord. I know not what it will bring forth, but make me ready, Lord, for whatever it may be. If I am to stand up, help me to stand bravely. If I am to sit … Continue reading

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Bring it on…11/16/2012

ShareBring it On….. As we begin to anticipate the holidays and start thinking about all that needs to be done the last thing we need is to be sick – or is it?  If you’ve ever been ill during the holidays you … Continue reading

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Hot and Sultry…8/19/12

Share“Silence is not merely negative – a pause between words, a temporary cessation of speech –but properly understood, it is highly positive; an attitude of attentive alertness, of vigilance, and above all of listening.”    Bishop Kallistos Ware. It’s a … Continue reading

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With attention 8/9/12

ShareOne act is required – and that is all: for this one act pulls everything together and keeps everything in order… This one act is to stand with attention in your heart. Bishop Theophane the Recluse (1815-1894) The Art of … Continue reading

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Rhythms of Grace 8/1/2012

ShareRhythms of Grace   August, 2012   Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.  The Little Prince I drove up to the monastery and knew I … Continue reading

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Cross tides….7/10/12

Share“To be human is to become visible while carrying what is hidden as a gift to others.” David Whyte I struggle, then like a fresh breeze out of nowhere a moment of clarity arrives…sometimes from the most unexpected places. Lately … Continue reading

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Really Mr. Wolfe…6/18/12

Share“You can’t go back home to your family, back home to your childhood … back home to a young man’s dreams of glory and of fame … back home to places in the country, back home to the old forms … Continue reading

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Dragons…6/10/12

Share Transforming Dragons We have no reason to distrust our world, for it is not against us. If it has terrors, they are our terrors. If it has an abyss, it is ours. If dangers are there, we must try to … Continue reading

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Stop Whining…5/31

ShareOMG…I lost my job. What am I going to do? “About what?” Didn’t you hear me…I just lost my job. Aren’t you concerned? “I heard about that three weeks ago.” You mean you knew it was coming and you didn’t … Continue reading

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Point of View 5/29

ShareHey God, have you been ignoring me? You haven’t been returning my calls. “Didn’t you read my memo? Well, you’ve got my attention now. How’s the unemployment thing working for ya?” Hello…hello…we must have a bad connection. I can hardly … Continue reading

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