Archive | May 2012

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We need a rush of the Spirit

Dear Sisters and Brothers, This coming Sunday is the feast of Pentecost, a word which means “fifty days.”  We’ve been celebrating Easter for that long. We’ve been trying to wake up to the world around us. Trying to become conscious and aware. Both to our surroundings and to what’s going on inside of us — […]

Caring for the earth ~ Little things we can do

 This the third and last of our series “Care for the Earth! Let’s keep it around for a while!” which is a simple way of talking about the sustainability of the planet. Here we want to give some ways that you can help care for the earth and reduce your ecological footprint. All this arose […]

Caring for the Earth ~ Our Ecological Footprint

This is the second of a series on Caring for the earth ~ let’s keep it around for a while. In other words, to use the proper term, the sustainability of the earth. In our last blog, we said that Sister Paula Gonzalez had said that “humanity’s ecological footprint is already 30% beyond Earth’s capacity. […]

Care for the Earth! Let’s keep it around for a while!

This will be a series of blogs reflecting on what we have to do to care for the earth.  “Let’s keep it around for a while” is a layman’s way of approaching the unfamiliar term of the “sustainability” of the planet. The weekend after Easter my doggie Shoney and I headed up I-75 along Florida’s […]

Life Surge

Dear Friends, Jesus is so cool in the images he uses to communicate. In the gospel passage last Sunday (John 15:1-8), Jesus says, “I am the vine, you are the branches.” Look at the picture above.  It’s not a vine, but every little portion of that bush, every flower, receives its life from being connected […]