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Where Our Love Leads Us

Two hours into a three-hour flight I looked up from my book: Some subtle scent had just whispered “Hawaii” to me. Thinking that maybe someone had just passed by in the aisle I looked in both directions, but everyone was … Continue reading

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Honomu Calling Me To Come Home

The wind itself is unseen and uncontainable.  It is only the effects of the presence of the wind that can be seen in the movement of the trees.  In this same way a person’s zest for living can only be … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Joys!

Hawaiʻi is the fount of sensuous joy! The joy of singing, of mele, of chants, any occasion serving as a good excuse to sing!  Singing is a part of ordinary Hawaiian life and not reserved solely for some special event, … Continue reading

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Belonging

In Orthodox monasticism one engages in the discipline of discipleship by apprenticing oneself to an experienced Elder.  That Elder shows by example, teaches by words and reflects the disciple back to himself.  Discipleship is an authentic relationship; one in which … Continue reading

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