Once upon a time, when I would return to the old homestead, I remember watching many of my nephews and nieces beginning their journey of life. They were filled with curiosity and wonder. I remember them reaching out to touch a leaf – to look at it and to experience it with wonder. They might […]

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18 AUGUST 1920

THE RATIFICATION OF THE 19TH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES One Hundred Years ago, the 19th Amendment was ratified, stating that the right to vote was not to be based on sex: Women, finally, after many years of struggle, were told that they could not be denied the opportunity to vote simply […]

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We live on a very small planet, located in a very small Galaxy, surrounded by Billions of Galaxies. Our planet, along with several others rotates around our Star that we call our Sun – and everything; the Sun, the planets and the Galaxy itself are in constant motion. We are part of that. If we […]


BORN FREE (Matt Monro)

“Born free, as free as the wind blows As free as the grass grows Born free to follow your heart Live free and beauty surrounds you The world still astounds you each time you look at a star Stay free where no walls divide you You’re free as the roaring tiide So, there’s no need […]

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Eucharist = Thanksgiving

The word Eucharist is Greek for Thanksgiving. When we gather to celebrate our oneness with the Christ, we give thanks. James Joyce, a famous author once stated that the Catholic Church means “here comes everybody.” The word family, in my mind, means just that – here comes everybody. Everybody includes the tall and the short, […]

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