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In secular saeculorum

One of the most confusing things about becoming Catholic in this particular era has been for me (and for some friends) the transition from a secular world view to a religious world view. 482 more words

The Route Of Being Flexible

There was a storm, and lightening.

The strong and sturdy oak tree did not bend, the grass bent right down. When the storm was over the oak tree was broken and but the blade survived. 880 more words

MeThinks...ReThinks

Me I Am

a dislocated shoulder
in society’s strait jacket
of arcane ideas of
who I should be
painfully extricating
from erstwhile expectations
and moth eaten misconceptions
Me I am and… 12 more words

Poetry

Flexibility

Flexibility: “a ready capability to adapt to new, different, or changing requirements” ~Merriam-Webster

When I added this f-word to my list, my initial intent was to work on my physical flexibility but since then I have recognized the opportunity to increase my flexibility in my personal & professional worlds as well. 342 more words

Truth of Our Times

Can every Disease be cured by Prayer?

Sometimes, isn’t Death the only cure?

Can every Debt be paid off?

Sometimes, doesn’t Forgiveness simply write them off? 706 more words

Memories

January 7 – Rigidity

Change is a necessary part of life. If you’re not changing, growing, and evolving, then you are simply becoming stagnant. As Gail Sheehy puts it, “to deny is to be an accomplice to one’s own vegetation.” It is a slow death, in my opinion. 356 more words

Daily Meditations

Thought For the Day: Pedantry and Mastery Are Opposite Attitudes Toward Rules

“Pedantry and mastery are opposite attitudes toward rules. To apply a rule to the letter, rigidly, unquestioningly, in cases where it fits and in cases where it does not fit, is pedantry … To apply a rule with natural ease, with judgment, noticing the cases where it fits, and without ever letting the words of the rule obscure the purpose of the action or the opportunities of the situation, is mastery.” 8 more words

Thought For The Day