Monthly Archives: March 2015

A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet.  But, how accurate would that other name be?

The Bard was right.  “A rose, by any other name,” would likely “smell as sweet.” But, how likely would we be to press our nose to the precious petals if a rose were called, let’s say, a “bugger?” Not so … Continue reading

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“God Light” – Mysteries and Myths

Most are familiar with those ethereal rays of sunlight, usually occurring at dawn or dusk, often called “God light.”  As a child, my personal perception was they meant God was watching us.  Somewhere along the road of life, someone shared … Continue reading

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Miracle?  Or was one angel “asleep at the mantle?”

This originally reminded me of the 1948 movie Miracle of the Bells, with Fred MacMurray and Frank Sinatra.  The essence of the film (the miracle) is a statue of the Virgin Mary turning toward the casket of a young actress … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers:  Weren’t We Promised Immortality?  Or was it just implied?

Recently, people I know (or know of) have been diagnosed with very serious illnesses, and there have been some untimely passings. I admit I have never dealt well with loss – any kind of loss – love, time, money, and especially life. … Continue reading

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