Monthly Archives: June 2016

Sacramental Meals

Pictured: Bob Publicover Celebration of communion is always meaningful for me, but the closet thing I have felt to divine presence in sharing a meal with others has not been in the sharing of the Eucharist in a church service … Continue reading

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Click and Share, Click and Share

The effectiveness of click bait propaganda sites across the political spectrum and on behalf of all of the presidential candidates has been taken to a new level in this election cycle. Often funded and operated by Super PACs or by … Continue reading

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When They Come to Your Door

Entrance to the “Secret Annex” When a President Trump begins to call on American citizens who are non-Muslim to help identify the American citizens who are Muslim or persons who are visiting our country who are Muslim for purposes of … Continue reading

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Calling Terrorism “Radical Islamism” Helps ISIS and Harms Us

I am saddened that both major candidates for president in the United States are referring to the terrorist attack in the Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida as “radical Islamism.” This rhetoric will divide us further as a nation, fuel … Continue reading

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Albert Arnold Gore, Jr., 43rd President of the United States (2001-2009)

What if Al Gore had been the 43rd President of the United States? I have asked myself this question on numerous occasions over the past 16 years. It is a painful mental exercise as it reminds me of all the … Continue reading

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A Retreat – Taking Nature Personally: Human Flourishing in Ecological Community

A Retreat – Taking Nature Personally: Human Flourishing in Ecological Community June 16-18 St. Francis of the Woods Retreat Center, Coyle, OK Set within the natural rhythms of the day, using spiritual practices in nature, and hearing stories and other … Continue reading

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