I would meditate but I don’t have enough time. — Me. How often have I said the above to myself? Then I realize I need a better perspective. Just like the only difference between a good day and a bad day is my perspective. I can endure and suffer through my day, or I can…

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All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. — John 1:3 The above passage is a wonderful beginning to a lenten meditation or prayer, for when we repeat John’s words we acknowledge that our being began with God. So are the magnificent sunrises, a sunset across a lake…

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They know no limits in deeds of wickedness; they do not judge with justice the cause of the orphan, to make it prosper, and they do not defend the rights of the needy. — Jeremiah 5:28 They say history repeats itself. Jeremiah writes about corruption and the tendency for the powerful to no longer heed the needs…

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There is a new book out on Leonardo De Vinci by Walter Isaacson. It is not a book to be devoured but savored. I was taken by the comparison with another subject of Isaacson’s, Albert Einstein. Their commonality is in their life-long gifts of wonder and curiosity. They both saw the ordinary in a different…

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Men go forth to wonder at the heights of mountains, the huge waves of the sea, the broad flow of the rivers, the vast compass of the ocean, the courses of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering. — St. Augustine. I have been fortunate enough to watch my children and grandchildren grow…

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