Monthly Archives: May 2015

“Lefty” and loving it

I think “Lefty” should be my nickname because it fits my politics and handwriting. The grade school nuns didn’t break me and those on the right only convince me more that left field is the best place to hit the … Continue reading

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“Passing Time,” Airport’s Two Hour Wait

You find yourself waiting and then waiting again for that time that is far ahead of you.  There is no past because the waiting is before you and it lingers in a timeless fashion even though it has a specific … Continue reading

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Life Forming Models

Since childhood we’re told we’re a snowflake, each one unique.  (But doesn’t it melt away when it hits the ground?)  America was built on the John Wayne model of individualism but would you trust him if his real name was … Continue reading

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“The Holy Spirit,” III

“I wouldn’t wish it on anyone.  You’ve heard the saying about three on a date; just try it for eternity and see how it feels.  Once they rented a tandem bicycle, I thought it was meant to taunt me but … Continue reading

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Eight Hours

“There they go, off to their two jobs leaving me alone for at least eight hours.  Why both of them need to work I don’t know.  I heard talk about a bigger TV but I think the TV they have … Continue reading

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“Surprise, Surprise!” Gomer Pyle and the Holy Spirit

You have been looking for that lost object for two weeks now.  You know that it’s around here somewhere.  You thought you left it over there but you’ve already checked “there” three times. It’s got to be here somewhere.  Yet, … Continue reading

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B.O.A.D.

We live in a world full of acronyms, clever little ditty’s intended to entice us by their singular bold letters that mean something and we need to guess what it is.  Just like meeting someone for the first time and … Continue reading

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The “Mothers” Of All Inventions

She was late. An important day for me and the Church. You’re only ordained once in a lifetime and she decides to take a walk around the block with a priest friend. They must have walked slowly. The choir was … Continue reading

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Ascension: “Best Foot Forward”

It’s the last thing the land locked apostles saw as He left them to their own wits.  (Don’t worry, the Holy Spirit is en route right on cue:  (“Jesus leaves first, then Spirit enters the stage but not before,” says … Continue reading

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The Streets of Life, Traveling “Blah or Joyful?”

We’re very comfortable and even encouraged to tell tales of anger, disappointments, frustrations; even bitterness in generalizing or personal statements about religion or a specific church.  We even attempt to one up the preceding story told by a friend with … Continue reading

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