Category Archives: miracles

Giving Life to Art: A Profound Event

We didn’t know it at the time, but the summer of 1996 proved to be a turning-point of enormous proportions for the world – and especially our little corner of it – because that was the season when we first … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the President-Elect

“I have often … in the course of the session … looked at that sun behind the President without being able to tell whether it was rising or setting. But now at length I have the happiness to know it … Continue reading

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“Consider the Lilies…” 2016

How can you not give your whole heart to the unlikely miracle of the day lily, a flower, as we learned from Superstorm Sandy, that takes fully two years to form and then, in one magnificent thrust of proud determination … Continue reading

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The Flow of God: Third Annual Posting

“Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God…” – Revelation 22:1 This post is surely my most presumptuous, but perhaps the most important. It is perfectly possible … Continue reading

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Common Courtesy, Political Correctness and the Golden Rule

Call me crazy, or addled, or pixilated, or whatever you like, but it seems to me that the American express has veered off course; the roaring of our engines is still robust, and the speed of our progress continues apace, … Continue reading

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OUR COMMON HOME: What the Pope Said

I’m astonished by the Pope on so many levels. There is his proactive humility, his profound simplicity, his confident spirituality, and all served up to our little lost world in his mind-bogglingly perfect pitch. As both a lifelong friend of … Continue reading

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Act Three: The Garden Tour at Waning Time

In the early weeks, exuberant, happy growth pours forth from the garden. (https://inpraiseofangels.wordpress.com/2015/07/07/the-garden-tour/) By midsummer, a spectral reveal takes over: the yellows and oranges of the early lilies demur to the mauves and pinks of hydrangeas that, in their own … Continue reading

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