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U2, Religion and Spirituality

I am heading to see U2 this weekend in Chicago with my wife (the kids are spending time with the grandparents :-).  I have always liked U2’s music but it was not until the last five or so years when … Continue reading

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The Spiritual and Psychological Damage of Failing to Forgive

One of my (many) weaknesses is that I have a long memory for any actual or perceived wrong done to me. Forgiving unconditionally is one of the things that I continue to work on. I recently came across an excellent blogpost … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (September 1, 2014): Religion and Spirituality

“I was having a comfortable glass of beer with a lieutenant who is a friend of mine, and observing with curiosity the Spanish mission who were loading one another with congratulations around their cups of tea. Our conversation gradually turned … 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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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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Ignatian Spirituality and the Type A Personality

One of the great things about blogging over the last six months, is that I have had the pleasure of virtually “meeting” a lot of interesting people. One of the blogs I follow is Ancient Christian Wisdom, a site run … Continue reading

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Consciousness, the Mind and the Wonder of the Human Person

“There are two absolutely unpredictable happenings in the story of the cosmos. The first was the origin of life, the second the origin of the mind.” — John C. Eccles, Nobel Prize, Medicine, 1963 “How the Self Controls Its Brain”, p. 167 For the past … Continue reading

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