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New feature: Fun Facts Friday!

New feature: Fun Facts Friday!

I visit Twitter and Facebook frequently and find many fun and fascinating links–it’s about time I share them with you! On the “Fun Facts” front .. Meet the woman who invented the dishwasher – now this is my kind of woman! I love reading about people who solve their own problems. One of my favorite personal sayings […]

Leaping into the unknown: is it worth it? Just ask Bilbo Baggins.

Leaping into the unknown: is it worth it? Just ask Bilbo Baggins.

During the fifteen years that I was a professional musician I went out on gigs, holding concerts and sometimes doing some public speaking. When my mother died in 2010, I stopped doing that sort of thing. Now, five years later, I’ve decided to dive back in. It is not without fear and trepidation for I […]

Encountering the Divine: Reflections on the Sunday Gospel Luke 24:35-48 by Father Steven LaBaire

Encountering the Divine: Reflections on the Sunday Gospel Luke 24:35-48 by Father Steven LaBaire

I am pleased to present this guest post from Father Steven LaBaire, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Worcester, MA. In preparation for mass this Sunday: Sunday’s gospel (Luke 24:35-48) recounts an appearance of Christ to the disciples after the resurrection. Over the years, many people have wondered and asked, what exactly were these “appearances” […]

Reader survey–Let’s make Be as One a better blog for you!

Reader survey–Let’s make Be as One a better blog for you!

I want this blog to be about you and the best way to do that is to find out a few things: Does this blog provide content you are interested in or that you find helpful? What would you like to see on this blog? Is it clear to you just what Be as One is […]

First spring outing in the kayak: Who can identify these ducks??

First spring outing in the kayak: Who can identify these ducks??

Miraculously we hit 70 degrees on Sunday and out came the kayaks! I live in central Massachusetts and not that long ago we were buried under over 4 feet of snow. Even though the front walkway, the deck and the back half of the driveway have been clear for a few weeks now, I still […]

Exploring the rich symbolism of the Paschal (Easter) Candle

Exploring the rich symbolism of the Paschal (Easter) Candle

I am pleased to present this guest post from Father Steven LaBaire, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Worcester, MA. Exploring the rich symbolism of the Paschal (Easter) Candle During the entire 50 days of the Easter Season, from Easter Sunday until Pentecost Sunday, the Easter (Paschal) candle stands prominently at the head of the […]

From Kitten Cam to Granny Cam: The beauty of seniors

From Kitten Cam to Granny Cam: The beauty of seniors

Foster Dad John has a new foster—meet Peaches Chutney. She is not a kitten but a beautiful elder calico. At thirteen she (along with four other older cats) was surrendered to a shelter. All five cats have hyperthyroidism, a common condition for older cats that requires treatment. Adopted by a community Foster Dad John’s shelter, […]

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