Monthly Archives: September 2016

On Old Friends

How, you might ask, could a 50th anniversary high school reunion relate to spiritual matters? Quite a bit, as I recently discovered. I was not going to attend my high school reunion. I’d never attended any previously, in part because … Continue reading

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On Spritual Mentors: Henri Nouwen

Originally posted on Psyche and Spirit/Richard B. Patterson PhD:
Throughout my spiritual journey, books have been constant companions. They challenge me. They infuriate me. They encourage me not to give up. Many books too have had an impact on…

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On Martyrs: Fr. Mychal Judge

Originally posted on Psyche and Spirit/Richard B. Patterson PhD:
Fr. Mychal Judge is best known to most of us for his courageous actions as a New York City Fire Department Chaplain. On 9/11, he sacrificed his life as he administered the…

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