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The Courage to Live

In the wise, charming and funny movie, You Can’t Take It with You (1938 Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director, Frank Capra), there’s a conversation on a park bench between Alice Sycamore (played by Jean Arthur) and Tony … Continue reading

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The Four Spiritual Types (Part 2)

A previous blog described The Four Spiritual Types, as set forth by Corinne Ware in Discover Your Spiritual Type (Alban Institute, 1995): head, heart, mystic, and social justice. Here I will give examples of prayer exercises which may be helpful … Continue reading

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The Still Point 2013 Recap

I recently attended at the Attleboro Arts Museum a talk by B. A. Shapiro, author of The Art Forger, a New York Times bestseller.  She described 25 years of joyfully writing novels and experiencing constant disappointment and frustration in the … Continue reading

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The Joy of Writing “The Still Point”

The season of Epiphany, which began January 6, is the season for sharing light.  Through the prophet Isaiah (42:6) God tells us: “I have taken you by the hand and kept you; I have given you as a covenant to … Continue reading

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The Value of Silence

Religion relies on words and plenty of them.  But there comes a point where one must cease all words and wait in silence.  God’s voice was not to be heard in the wind, nor the earthquake, nor the fire, but … Continue reading

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