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The Road Ahead – help – Chapter 1. Home – 9/30/15

I need your help.   I am working on a set of questions that could be used in a class , small group or a retreat to encourage people to go further down their own road ahead with God. Here’s the … Continue reading

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eagle’s flight – The greatest commandment – 5/24/15

On my first trip to India to outsource my job, I arrived in this fascinating country trying to wrap my head around so many friendly people with so many religious ways. I spent my first two weeks of brainpower, trying … Continue reading

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eagle’s flight – three things – 4/7/15

Its easy in these days of national and international polarization, to see and magnify the darknesses in greed driven policies, in judgmental voicing of our own orthodoxies.  Life rafts abound in learning to shout loud with a group (any group) … Continue reading

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eagle’s flight – deadlines – 3/30/15

I remember talking with my Dad about the people he built houses for. He observed that he didn’t particularly like bidding for jobs, because there were always folks who could under cut him on price and time. But he enjoyed … Continue reading

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eagle’s flight – gracious generosity – 1/1/15

I’m being prompted to muse, meditate and pray around replacing greed with generosity. So, I’ve done a quick survey of the Christian scriptures on generosity and this is a first resultant poem. Interesting the blessings tied to generosity, some of which would appear foolish to current mindsets, but perhaps can be an antidote to the greed which leaves so many behind.
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eagle’s flight – Christmas Comes – 12/9/14.

Ah, Christmas, the time of year that brings tears to my eyes for the beauty of carols played and sung by a choir. It brings tears to my eyes for the dull never ending hatreds that tend to shoot first and listen later. The joy of family gathered, playing together, expectant of good things. The heartache of homeless souls forced to abandon the only home they know being told to “move along”. Continue reading

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eagle’s flight – Speak to Me – no forgetting – 10/16/14

Several of the paintings and sculptures struck me in different ways as I stood before them and let them speak to me. I wrote down what I felt as I wandered through one of the paintings. I’d love to go back and see what other conversations await me there. Continue reading

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