Monthly Archives: October 2012

Directing Our Hope

My friend, Theresa Bonopartis who lives in Brooklyn NY, sent me this picture — one of the only things left standing in the NY neighborhood of Breezy Point, where 80 homes were destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. 

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Beauty Break: “The Red Balloon”

This is a lovely little film which I only just saw for the first time, at the suggestion of a good friend. It’s elegant simplicity and innocence provide the perfect vehicle for suggesting the ways we take ordinary beauty for … Continue reading

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On the Feast of St. Therese of Lisieux

Words to live by on the Feast of St. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face: “If I did not simply live from one moment to the next, it would be impossible for me to keep my patience. … Continue reading

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