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Fond Final Words

Two years ago I began writing these blogs to express my fondest dream for sometime living in Hawaii. My brother Dan who lives in Honolulu told me that “… what a Mainlander has to say ABOUT Hawaii helps remind we … Continue reading

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Unnoticed Abilities

Hollywood has ruined us.  When we watch a film there will be, at some point, a difficulty which precipitates a crisis which, by the end of the film, the protagonist will somehow overcome.  But life is sometimes not like that; … Continue reading

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Loving Unrewarded

In an episode of “Hoarders” the individual took the film crew from room to room, or more accurately from mountain to mountain, showing off all of the bead supplies, paint supplies, knitting supplies… room after room of it.  When asked … Continue reading

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Hell

She has just found out that she is pregnant.  Being both religious and unmarried she immediately thinks, “I’m going to hell.”  He, oblivious to her distress, decides to surprise her at work and hires someone in a gorilla suit to … Continue reading

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Belonging

So, off we go to the airport.  Arriving at the ticket counter, we are required to show a photo of ourselves, either a driver’s license photo or a passport photo.  The ticket agent takes the photo, glances down at it, … Continue reading

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Do I Know You?

I usually go into town wearing my clerical shirt with the white tab at the neck; this is how people in town are used to seeing me.  Occasionally however, if I need something quickly from the store, I will run … Continue reading

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Gifts

On my recent trip to the Big Island I had a two-week chance to get to know the town of Hilo.  On Wednesdays and Saturdays they have a fantastic Farmer’s Market; in tents across the street are other vendors selling … Continue reading

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How About?

[Editor Note: we’re exploring a completely different format for this 20-month-long blog!] On my bulletin board I have a cartoon which shows a boy and a girl on side-by-side swings.  The little girl is, mysteriously, making her swing go maniacally … Continue reading

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What’s Your Name?

A temple or sacred space is a physical link between earth and heaven, a portal for our hearts through which we pass to touch the heart of the Divine.   Services in sacred spaces are designed to slowly bring our awareness … Continue reading

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Maybe We Should Investigate

It’s NOT that we think we’re great!  Instead we’re simply certain we’re not so bad!  We don’t rape, we don’t shoplift, we don’t hold up banks!  So even though we get inklings there might be some spiritual and moral issues … Continue reading

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