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Choices

Possibilities are exciting because they can take our life in any direction.  But to be actually living our life we must be the one making the choices; otherwise Life will make them for us!  Each choice eliminates some possibilities, but … Continue reading

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Choices

From 1967 to 1971 I was in the Navy where dress shoes had to be spit-shined to a mirror finish.  Quite often I would shine my shoes on Saturday night for the following week, and one Saturday I thought, “There … Continue reading

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What Do You See?

True stories. Misfortune seemed to just constantly follow Fred around. After a heavy and prolonged upper New York State blizzard, he went to Lucinda’s house and rang the front doorbell. At that moment all of the snow on the roof … Continue reading

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The Lament of The Penguin

I know someone who… as a young teenager, and in the way that only a teen can experience despair… desperately wanted to fit in. One night he did something for the amusement of those whom he hoped would soon be … Continue reading

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Nothing To Do With Fairness

A few months ago a teenager in our area and three of his high-school friends went out for a night of drinking.  Being young, drunk and feeling invincible they thought “rules” had nothing to do with them.  They were speeding … Continue reading

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Neither Good Nor Bad

Last Sunday one of my parishioners gave me a Peanuts cartoon strip in which Linus reveals that he has a sliver in his finger.  Lucy, never bereft of an opinion, informs Linus that the sliver is proof that he is … Continue reading

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Speak Lord, I Am Listening

Life often presents us with situations to which no definite answer is readily apparent.  Despite the lack of certainty Life also demands that we make a choice or decision.  At such moments many of us ask the Divine for some … Continue reading

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