Monthly Archives: February 2014

Symbol and Reality: The Beauty and Truth of Christ

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (February 10, 2014): Communion with Others

It happens sometimes that a man who is pure of heart will discern in himself, besides the happiness which brings peace to his own individual desires and affections, a quite special joy, springing from a source outside himself, which enfolds him … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 9, 2014): Salt of the Earth

“Share your bread with the hungry, shelter the oppressed and the homeless; clothe the naked when you see them, and do not turn your back on your own. Then your light shall break forth like the dawn, and your wound shall quickly be healed.” — … Continue reading

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Sabbatical and View from Space

I will be visiting my brother in England (with an excursion to Ireland to see some ancestral heritage) the next couple of weeks.  I will have the Sunday Reflections and Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week but other postings … Continue reading

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Love, Shakespeare and Teilhard de Chardin

I came across this article by author, columnist, radio host and Lutheran minister Dr. Mark J. Molldrem in the Beaver Dam Daily Citizen newspaper.  Beaver Dam is a small town in Wisconsin (population 16,243) close to where I live.  The article speaks about … Continue reading

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Not Sure Whether to Laugh or Cry: Evolution and Faith

“Worship him, I beg you, in a way that is worthy of thinking beings” — Romans 12:1 (Jerusalem Bible Translation) My news feed included this article from the Christian Science Monitor on a “debate” this evening between Bill Nye and Ken … Continue reading

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The 10th Anniversary of the Launch of Facebook and the Noosphere

Today is the tenth anniversary of the launch of Facebook by Mark Zuckerberg.  I am not a regular Facebook user. I have a Teilhard de Chardin fan page and for my other identity I mostly use it to see the pictures … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (February 3, 2014): Unification of Humanity

From his Essay: “The Psychological Conditions of the Unification of Man” If there is one event that is insidiously and irresistibly engrossing our thoughts, adding every day a further complication, it is undoubtedly that of the unification of man. All around … Continue reading

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God: Abstract or Concrete?

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Sunday Reflection, Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (February 2, 2014): Helping to Heal a Broken World

This weekend is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.  The readings can be found here.  This Feast occurs at the end of the Infancy Narratives in the Gospel of Luke and is rich with symbolism of both the … Continue reading

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