Monthly Archives: December, 2013

Peter Owen Jones – Extreme Pilgrim in Egypt.

  To Doctor G. (anesthesiologist) I met today.  This link is for you. I loved watching it and I watch it again on occasion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VjU_505i6E   Here is a blog about the Desert Fathers’ teachings: http://www.innerlightproductions.com/2012/04/anonymous-desert-father-prayer-and.html?spref=fb The story of Peter Owen Jones speaks volumes to me. I have always been drawn to monasticism. I could …

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FRIENDS

    From Guest Poet Rosanta Vallone dedicated to Tovah    Friends are the warm breezes you feel at the beach. Friends are the thrill you felt without a touch when a plane crosses the sun and it flickers on your face. Friends are experiences in the wait; a place to meet, a gym, a shop; …

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THE SUMMER OF LOVE

“If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair”  These opening lines to Scott MacKenzies famous anthem ushered in what was known as “The Summer of Love”.  Birthed in California in 1967 it took on epidemic proportions as it spread eastward. My girlfriends and I were smitten with the …

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TALKING TO GOD

The following is an excerpt from my journal on 7/6/12 I SPEAK:  Abba help me to seek only your love and praises and not that of others.  I hate it when I fish for compliments and praise from others.  How lame is that?  We both know where this comes from….the lack of such things as …

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ODE TO THANKSGIVIKKUH

In case you missed Thanksgivikkuh you can make amends by reciting this poem. Thanksgivikkuh, O Thanksgivikkuh!…..won’t you please forgivikkuh? Forgive us all for not even knowing…..we had no clue of your coming nor your going The last time you came was in 1889…..with no one to alert us, you never came to mind Thanksgiving joined …

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