Tag Archives: mystery

I See the Moon

I may have written more blog posts about the moon than another other single subject. For whatever reason, the luminous moon is the aspect of nature that most enthralls me. I realize that there is a science to when, where, … Continue reading

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Night Air

There are a few aspects of southern style that have found a soft spot in my Yankee heart. Gradually, my once-standard northerner group greeting “Hey you guys!” has been replaced with the more genteel “All y’all…” Then, there is the … Continue reading

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Stillness 3: Journey

“There is meaning in every journey that is unknown to the traveler.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Seeing the Light 6: Moon

I was driving home from the airport during the very early hours of this particular morning. The city was sleeping, and I was hoping to do the same. Suddenly, I was mesmerized. Hanging just above the horizon was the waxing … Continue reading

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Compelled

Its 1:00 a.m. as I sit to write. It amazes me that I am awake, and that what I am choosing to do at this post-midnight, pre-dawn hour is to write here on my blog. I have been doing a … Continue reading

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I Pray

Today, I was checking my Facebook during a break at Diocesan Annual Council. I read a status update from someone who shared a personal tribute to and extended a desire for prayers for a loved one. I wrote that I … Continue reading

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Blizzard

Like most people who have spent a chunk of time in cold, snowy climates, I have no shortage of stories about ice storms, snow storms, and frigid cold weather. In Buffalo, snowstorms are measured in feet, and continuous days of … Continue reading

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Magnetism

I could smell the coming of a new millennium on that autumn morning. I stepped outside the Albany hotel where I had been conferencing with my colleagues. Suitcases and supplies were packed for a trip back to Buffalo. My colleagues … Continue reading

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Gifts of the Magi

I have been fortunate to have encountered magi several times on this path I am traveling in my life. The magi in my life are not always archetypal robed Kings riding camels across majestic sand dunes. Nevertheless, encountering magi is … Continue reading

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Peace, part 1 (the image)

I have an image that has stayed with me over time, a simple but transformative moment of awareness. I have never tried to give it words, but it filled my mind tonight, so I will attempt to bring it to … Continue reading

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