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The Journey Thus Far

Originally posted on Journey2Kona2019:
I see now that at the heart of my spiritual journey has been the desire to learn how to be, to learn how to live in the present, and to be present.  And in doing…

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JOURNEY TO KONA

Originally posted on Journey2Kona2019:
What goes on in the mind of a “haole” from the (U.S.) “Deep South” who hears the “call of the Islands” but has no idea how he’s going to make his dream come true?  Here’s…

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Want it! need, Need, NEED IT !!!

Each year, from Black Friday until Christmas Day, I find myself irritable and basically fuming!  On television, in stores, and on the radio the business culture in which we live relentlessly, unrestrainedly and aggressively preaches its Gospel of Materialism: “Must … Continue reading

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Appealing to Our Narcissism

Big Business has become our spiritual guru guiding us toward those values that it finds useful to its own purposes!  “Have it your way!” (Burger King); “Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful” (Pantene Shampoo); “Because I’m worth it!” (L’Oreal); “Next … Continue reading

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Intimacy’s Vulnerability

Today’s blog will seem a bit strange coming from a celibate monk but here goes!  I have found very disturbing the casual attitude about sex among today’s young.  I’ve heard some say, “It’s just sex!  What’s the big deal?”  The … Continue reading

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Not About Walking on Water

I was flipping through movie channels the other day when I came across the following scene:  Two uptight church friends come over to visit with their latest project, a gay church member who they are determined to turn (make straight).  … Continue reading

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The Worst Possible Advertisement

We live in a time when making a spectacle out of our belief in the Divine is the norm!  All too often at the heart of our protestation about others and their way of living is our dislike for others!  … Continue reading

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