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HOLE IN THE SKY

“God, as The Imitation says, ‘sometimes gives Himself to us in radiant light, sometimes veiled in symbols and in shadows.’ ​It was veiled in this way that He showed Himself to us, but the veil was so light that we could almost see through and there was no room for doubt…​—Saint Therese of Lisieux, “The […]

LEVITY

                “I don’t suppose you have very much to tell…”                 “What makes you think that?”                 “Because you have an extremely simple soul; however, it will be even more simple when you become perfect.  The closer we come to God, the more simple we become.” —St. Therese of Lisieux, The Story of a Soul […]

HOW DO I ASK?

                How greatly do we change in the passage of time between encounters with another?  The answer is as infinite as span of time, spread of life experience and course.                 Sometimes, we change not at all; others—we are completely different.                 Where in the spectrum do we, ourselves, fall; and how do we ever […]

POST-RELIGIOUS AGE

POST-RELIGIOUS AGE:What do we live for? What is our daily existence? What raises us from the immanent? I served in Haiti in the aftermath of the January 2010 earthquake. What I found on the ground was not the despair reported in the news but kind villagers continuing in life. The best thing we, as Marines […]