Category Archives: Spirit

Trout

Fifty years ago, I fished for trout in Bash Bish Brook on Mount Washington, Massachusetts with my brother.  Those were good days.  The few times I went salmon fishing in the Russian River when I lived in Alaska in the … Continue reading

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A Lesson from Jorge Bergoglio

I have a book within arm’s reach of my desk, What Did Jesus Ask?  The book is an interesting collection of essays by prominent leaders that reflect on questions that Jesus asked.  Jesus guides us with questions.  A few examples … Continue reading

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It Begins

               

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Washing of the Feet

As I view the pictures of Pope Francis washing prisoners’ feet yesterday, I am reminded of a passage from Jesuit James Martin’s masterpiece Jesus, A Pilgrimage … “… I never fail to think how different Christian churches would be if … Continue reading

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Gethsemane

The night that changed the world.

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What Made You Happy Today?

I have been thinking about this all day.  Frequent visitors know that I listen to Pray As You Go, a spiritually reflective website produced by the Irish Jesuits.  This morning, I listened to the Examen for Children.  I shared it … Continue reading

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Hunger

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The Meek

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Those Who Mourn

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Poor in Spirit

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