Heaven in a Wildflower

To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.                                  William Blake It has been said that love is in the details. As a mother I believe and do my utmost to execute this sentiment. The little details affirm the adoration. They are the little reminders that someone thinks of you, cares about your needs, and wants to make your heart...
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To Ignatieff on Israeli Apartheid Week

With respect, I am compelled to inform you that I am profoundly disappointed in your just released official statement regarding Israeli Apartheid Week and for that matter, your ceaseless pandering to the pro-Israel lobby. March 1, 2010Right Hon. Michael IgnatieffLeader of the Opposition Dear Sir With respect, I am compelled to inform you that I am profoundly disappointed in your just released official statement regarding Israeli Apartheid Week and for that matter, your ceaseless pandering to the pro-Israel lobby. You seem intent on following in the footsteps of Stephen Harper, who in my view, is the...
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Church Notes

Church Notes March 29tht 2010 Reform group urges Church to examine its structures Following the Pope’s recent Letter to Irish Catholics, Raquel Mallavibarrena, Coordinator of the International Movement We are Church has issued a statement urging the Church leaders to examine its structures. She said: “Rather than look for external causes of this very serious problem, the Church should urgently take a deep look at its own structures, without any prejudice or fear. Its credibility is very much in question at this moment.” It is deplorable that the Pope is not willing to hold...
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Is God Laughing or Crying? Tragically Humorous or Humorously Tragic

       Yes, it is True that Catholic Intellectual Traditionpresupposes the interplay of Faith and Reasonand can Never be reduced to Fundamentalism,biblical or papal.Yes, it is True that Tradition is a Socially embodied and Extended Debate,not only about interpretations of Scripture,but also about church teaching,which is by definition historically conditioned, and Evolving.But the Debate is over,and you are all simply to do as you are told.0 commentsSpin CycleYes, the Vatican’s Pastoral Letterclearly states that the way to addressthe Sex-abuse issueis to build more...
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Gethsemenae Love Song

There is nothing else here, just you, me and fear.All is so dark, so dark.What do you want of me? Watch one hour with me. Stay just by my side. When my alleluia days stretch into blues and grays—- please don’t hide. Stay awhile. Watch with me. I won’t ask you to be strong with me. I won’t ask you to be kind.I won’t ask you to stay long with me. Just help me find my mind.Stay with me. Watch one hour with me. Stay just by my side. When my alleluia days stretch into blues and grays— please don’t hide. Stay awhile. Watch with me. And in hard times I will look for...
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