Tag Archives: immaturity

Where Have You Gone?

On NPR I heard about a colossal blunder.  In a park in northern Galicia there was an ancient underground tomb which was topped at ground-level by a granite slab with ancient writing on it.  City workers who were installing permanent … Continue reading

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Belonging to Others

A characteristic of authentic spiritual growth is surrender which is the movement away from a narcissistic orientation and the gradual giving up insisting that reality conform to our desires.  A mark of spiritual immaturity is manifested by misunderstanding what freedom … Continue reading

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This Is The Moment

There is that moment when we are swept up, infatuated, enthralled, when there is nothing boring or unexciting about the object of our affection.  And later there is that moment when there is nothing enticing at all about the same … Continue reading

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Make ME The Focus

A professor in our seminary in Yonkers, NY was once asked in class by a student if such-and-such was either true or untrue.  His answer was, “Well, we can say that it is… and it isn’t!”  For a person yearning … Continue reading

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