Category Archives: Awe and Wonder

Making the World a Better Place

I know for certain that THE MOST EFFECTIVE way to make the world a better place to be is by greeting, smiling and waving at every creature – man, woman, child, animal, and plant – you encounter throughout the day.  … Continue reading

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Things Don’t Just Happen

Have you ever traveled to where snow is made,       seen the vault where hail is stockpiled, The arsenals of hail and snow that I keep in readiness      for times of trouble and battle and war? Can you … Continue reading

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Angels

In a recent “Listen Well” offering, author, playwright and essayist Margaret Dulaney referenced the Irish mystic, Lorna Byrne.  Unfamiliar with Lorna Byrne, I did some research which quickly grabbed my attention.  I purchased her first book Angels in My Hair … Continue reading

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Empty Tomb

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Mystical Suffering

Of the many ways I could describe the events of this day those thousands of years ago, I choose to call it mystical suffering.  I do not believe we were created to suffer, but bad choices made by good men … Continue reading

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Foot Washing

In his Gospel, the evangelist John describes a poignant scene as Jesus celebrates his final Passover meal. Jesus… got up from the table, took off his outer robe, and tied a towel around himself.  Then he poured water into a … Continue reading

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Consecration of the Seed

While I know of no practical reason to change my clock, I made the obligatory ‘spring forward’ when I retired last night. I slept until 6AM, an hour later than I would normally awake, and was greeted with a light … Continue reading

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Jungian Parenting

I claim to know squat diddly – or is it diddly squat? – about Jungian psychology much less analysis. With that humble acknowledgement, I wish to share several quotes from a book written by  Jungian analyst James Hollis, PhD in … Continue reading

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The Charm of Lasting Life

As 2017 came to a close, three good friends continued their journeys beyond what many call ‘life.’  I think of them often.  None made the transition an instant too soon nor a moment to late.  Each passed on at his … Continue reading

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Sphinx

I was 7-years old when my family dressed up and we went to the Capital Theater on North Street to view Cecil B. DeMille’s spectacular new film “The Ten Commandments.”  I suppose I’ve seen it no fewer than 20 times … Continue reading

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