Tag Archives: connection

Who?

In my parish there is a family with identical little twin boys, Max and Jacob.  They look so exactly alike that when they come up to receive Holy Communion my Deacon has to ask, “Which one are you?”  Because Max … Continue reading

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Respect

I once heard of a woman who named her newborn daughter “Placenta.”  When asked by an interviewer why she did this she replied, “I just liked the sound of the name.”  Sad to say, this now does not seem to … Continue reading

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Let Me Help You

 I was watching a program about crime in which a guy was featured who makes a living by shoplifting. He takes orders from people of items that they want, steals the items, and then sells the items to those who … Continue reading

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Our Own Desires Make it Difficult

I recently came across a quote by Judy Garland, “For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart.  It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.”  This speaks of a deep connection being made … Continue reading

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A Culture of Alienation

I was food-shopping in the store the other day when a young father rolled by with his baby girl in the kiddie seat.  In her hands was an iPad by which she was absorbed as something chirped, binged and squawked.  … Continue reading

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My Naming

Various cultures may have varied words for spirituality but no matter the terms used they refer to the life of the soul, which life is constructed of choices and the reasons for those choices.  Since my first visit to Hawaiʻi … Continue reading

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