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Instinct for Joy

I came home from the gym at five this afternoon. The sun was still high in the winter sky but the shadows have already lengthened to cover much of the small garden outside my house. A shaft of sunshine shone … Continue reading

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Life as a Turkey

Tonight is one of those nights when “God disposes.” I had started my preparation for what I was going to write tonight but while having supper I found myself watching a Nature program on PBS. The title was intriguing, “My … Continue reading

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A Cathedral in Time

For this time in the morning I sit and let purpose and reason take a pause. Let the world go on without me. Just this bit of time. Continue reading

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Dancing between Heart and Reason

I didn’t do any work in photography today. Being retired has its advantages. I am still learning to accept them and not get disappointed with myself when I don’t do production tasks of which I have a long, LONG list! … Continue reading

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Visions of the Ineffable: the Artist’s Calling

It’s nearly ten Thursday night, an intensely productive day!   Not with photography or writing, my two top priority daily activities, but a melange of activities from the time I woke up this morning until now. I should go to … Continue reading

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On Books and Scriptures

I recently started Shaye J.D. Cohen’s iTunes U course, “Culture and Belief 23: The Hebrew Scriptures in Judaism and Christianity.” Required reading is The Jewish Study Bible from Oxford University Press so being the compliant student I ordered the book. … Continue reading

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Not Pretty, Dark, Incomprehensible!

Semana santa, Holy Week, retains its place in my religious imagination as it comes around each year. Lent and Advent, the containing seasons of the Christian liturgical year, were the highlights of my childhood and today invite even more dogged … Continue reading

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