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meaning and purpose

June 9, 2013

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“Before I can tell my life what I want to do with it, I must listen to my life telling me who I am.” ― Parker J. Palmer, Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation “Our deepest calling is to grow into our own authentic self-hood, whether or not it conforms to […]

The Essence of Life: Who? Why? What?

April 21, 2012

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“Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what it intends to do with you.” (Parker Palmer, Let Your Life Speak) What is life all about? What are the essentials? What are the non-essentials? When I drill down to the core of my existence here on earth, what is […]

outrage!

May 10, 2006

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How can we say we are a Christian nation . . . and yet the poor keep getting poorer and the rich keep getting richer? This is an outrage. How can we see ourselves as a model nation for the world . . . and yet not see that we are destroying the natural resources of […]

Consume . . . consume . . . consume

April 15, 2006

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Consume . . . consume . . . consume . . .   “We are, as it seems, considering not only how a city, but also a luxurious city, comes into being… Let’s look at a feverish city…This healthy one isn’t adequate any more, but must already be gorged with a bulky mass of things.” […]

Who am I?

April 15, 2006

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Mass Consumption The American MO (Mode of Operation) The American Dream Capitalism at its best So tightly we grip the things that we possess. Why? Because they define who we are. Hmmm. Defined by a sign, a symbol, things, possessions, riches . . . But who am I? Who am I? Who am I? Who […]