Monthly Archives: May 2010

On limits and frontiers

Recently my wife and I attended a couples retreat. During the introductory meeting, the co-leader of the group, Dan Jones, remarked that, in our day and age of explosive advancement in human knowledge, “what looks like a limit is the … Continue reading

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Compromise vs. Surrender

 In an article by Thomas Shannon in this week’s America magazine (“True North”) he quotes his daughter Ashley  who poses an interesting question:  “is it possible for the colonial subject to construct an identity that incorporates elemenst of the colonizing … Continue reading

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An insight into prayer

  In my reading the other day I came across this quote by Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel: “The coins of prayer bear the image of God’s dreams and wishes for fear-haunted man.”   I really like this quote because it … Continue reading

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