Category Archives: Spirituality

Birthday, Every Day, Forever And A Day

In honor of my wife’s upcoming birthday (which also gets me out of having to find a parking spot among three-foot high mounds of snow…): I was all set to seek a card, To tell you how I feel, But … Continue reading

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The Concept Of Last Christmas

The seed may admittedly been planted for this post by a combination of factors, most notably being the cashier at our local movie theater suddenly starting to give me a Senior discount in the last few weeks without my asking … Continue reading

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Christmas Is For The Innocent

(Image Credit New York Daily News) Several years ago I came across this story published in the New York Daily News by Karen Zautyk. She is a former Editorial Board member there who originally wrote this for her father, John. … Continue reading

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Thinking Past And Presents As Holidays Begin

In May 2013 a columnist by the name of Craig Wilson took his final bow after a buyout from his employer, USA Today. He wrote a Wednesday column called “The Final Word” for more than sixteen years. His weekly writing – … Continue reading

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Finicky Fussy Philly Ficus

What is affectionately known as the “Finicky Fussy Philly Ficus” a year ago… And now… The backstory to this ficus tree is it was a present from the in-laws several years ago and kinda looked to me like it was rather DOA … Continue reading

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Death? I’ve Got Options

For whatever reasons a couple of days ago…after all the years living where I do…I noticed there are three funeral homes all within but six miles of my residence. Heck…two of them are directly across the street from each other. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Makes Eternal Impression

Pope Francis’ visit to our Philadelphia region has ended but for me one aspect of his tour will stay with me forever. I’m not Catholic…I am a Christian. But one quote attributed to this Pope should always be cause for … Continue reading

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The Irony Of Pope Francis Comparing Gossip To Terrorism

Pope Francis is expected in our neck of the woods at the end of this month. Many will have to strain their necks just to get a glimpse of him in person based on current plans. Obviously those in charge … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorates Our Lives When Decorations Are From Our Hearts

During a Christmas Season several years back, I read a column by USA Today writer Craig Wilson…who always has a unique, thoughtful take on even the most take-for-granted aspects of life. The article is not just about the emotion of … Continue reading

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Best. Christmas. Gift. Ever.

You likely know the music. You likely don’t know who composed it. My wife knows the music, the composer and my love of it …which resulted in the best Christmas gift I have ever received…Christmas Day 2011. Trammell Starks has produced some of the … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorates Lives When Decorations From The Heart

During a Christmas Season years back, I read a column by USA Today writer Craig Wilson…who always has a unique, thoughtful take on even the most take-for-granted aspects of life. The article is not just about the emotion of this time of year, … Continue reading

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