Tag Archives: mystery

ʻAina, the Temple

A Maori warrior, instructing a young boy on how to fight an enemy, said: “First, make them angry; this causes them to lose focus.”  We nod our heads in agreement with the wisdom of this advice, knowing it to be … Continue reading

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Is It You or Is It Me?

An artist who painted birds had a policy of only painting ones that he had shot and stuffed; this way he could study the bird and then decide what aspect he really wanted to paint.  One day he went out … Continue reading

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Mystery

The game-show contestant has to choose one box out of four. Only one of the boxes contains money, the others nothing. Becoming increasingly agitated and distraught she finally cries out, “How do I know?!” and runs off the stage and … 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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Willing To Find Peace Within

So the two of us were driving up and down endless streets!  To avoid embarrassment I didn’t mention that we were lost and prayed my friend in the passenger seat might not sense we were getting nowhere!  Eventually, with an … Continue reading

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Thoughts of a Pilgrim

A pilgrim journeys through places that are unknown to him.  When he stops the journey he is no longer a pilgrim because he is no longer en-route.  This applies to our inner life as well. When we reach the point … Continue reading

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