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From Grenades to Grace: The power of certain words and experiences

From Grenades to Grace: The power of certain words and experiences[1] By Patrick Wolfe Words like “God” and “Jesus” can be loaded with a range of meaning and emotion, sometimes intended, sometimes not, and sometimes projected by people reacting to … Continue reading

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Steer Steady and True

Steer Steady and True[1] By Patrick S. Wolfe The months from May through December 1976 were likely the most important period of my life. In addition to the time I spent with [my spiritual mentor] John, which deeply influenced me, … Continue reading

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Climate change remediation and social responsibility are bedeviled by the status quo two-step

Climate change remediation and social responsibility are bedeviled by the status quo two-step PATRICK WOLFE “Stop Denying the Climate is Dying,” was one of the slogans at the Sept. 25, 2020 #FridaysForFuture protest rallies around the world.[1] “Our planet is … Continue reading

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Decision Day 2020

DECISION DAY 2020 America, America, whither goest thou? Can you not see you have lost your way? Do you remember the dream the City upon the Hill the potential to be a great light a beacon for the world? Where … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr., George Floyd, and the awful grace of God

Martin Luther King Jr., George Floyd, and the awful grace of God[1] By PATRICK S. WOLFE The heart flag is ubiquitous throughout the city.[2] It is a symbol of hope in difficult times. So was the Silent Minute. Instituted by … Continue reading

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“I can’t breathe”: Humanity’s need for a spiritual renaissance

“I can’t breathe”: Humanity’s need for a spiritual renaissance[1] By PATRICK SHANE WOLFE As “I have a dream” is Martin Luther King, Jr.’s immortal phrase, so “I can’t breathe” is George Floyd’s. Both are gifts to the world. The first … Continue reading

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Kissing Forever

KISSING FOREVER She was perfectly familiar and a perfect stranger. They were comfortably, wonderfully, blissfully entangled kissing long, slow kisses gentle as their breathing. He was those lips the moisture of those delicious kisses. In the morning when he awoke … Continue reading

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Journey Into Fire

JOURNEY INTO FIRE I hope when the Angel of Death comes calling I will speak to her like a trusting and intelligent child and tell her I am ready to be stripped of everything except of what inside I am … Continue reading

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Two Brothers Go Bowling

TWO BROTHERS GO BOWLING You remind me of things I have forgotten, of things that made a bigger impression on you than me. Like the time you were eight and I was ten when we were downtown at the bowling … Continue reading

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Your Last Visit

YOUR LAST VISIT You did not tell us you were sick. We were walking. You fell behind. It was nothing, you said. But I noticed. I saw. But I also listened to you as your dismissive hand waved away my … Continue reading

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