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Contemplative Helplessness

Now that I’m retired, I thought I was making great strides towards what everybody is expected to do in this state: contemplative inaction. Let me rephrase that. 1,297 more words

Snapshot: Basilica of Our Lady of Rosary in Lourdes, France

Prayer for Peace and Unity

We pray for lives lost,

families torn apart,

lost and lonely,




We pray for factories

destroyed in an instant,

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Hija de Madonna es la nueva cara de Stella McCartney

Lourdes María León, la hija mayor que tiene la cantante Madonna, fruto de su relación con el entrenador cubanoamericano Carlos León, ha debutado en el mundo del modelaje. 235 more words


Off again

AGMA’s off again.

Off key, off kilter and off balance. Yes all of that, but off as in so long, farewell, auf weidersehn, goodbye.

ROAD TRIP!! 722 more words



We had hoped to find a swimable beach along some minor coastal roads before leaving Spain, but it was a fine Saturday after a wet week and we could not get anywhere near the shore.   359 more words


wpc: the story behind a door

A confessional is a small, enclosed booth used for the Sacrament of Penance, often called Confession, or Reconciliation. It is the usual venue for the sacrament in the Roman Catholic Church, but similar structures are also used in Anglican churches of an Anglo-Catholic orientation, and also in the Lutheran Church. 53 more words

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