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The Sunbathing Turtle

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Posted by Fr. Matt Oprendek on

Basking in the morning sun, on the edge of the pond in Central Park, a small turtle showed me how it’s done.  Find a spot that’s quiet and stay still.  Put yourself in the right place with direct access to the warmth.  Enjoy.  Of course, as reptiles, turtles...

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Sea Salt

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Sometimes I'll eat a hard boiled egg as a mid-morning snack.   Good source of protein; keeps away hunger ‘till lunch. No biggie. I mean, it’s not something I would ever crave, but it’s pretty good for that once-or-twice-a-week kind of snack.   And then, something...

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That Evening Chorus

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Sitting out one summer evening, on a swing underneath a large oak tree, I sat back and listened to the “orchestra” of crickets making their evening symphony.  Feeling like I had a front row seat at this “concert,” I let go of any agenda and simply soaked in the...

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Looking Up

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She’s really good at reminding me when it’s time for breakfast. My puppy Ella sits patiently beside me, follows me around, and gives me this earnest look that seems to say, “I’m *really* looking forward to breakfast time!” If you think about it, she could do...

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