Reflections are written weekly by friends of St. Anthony’s.

Asking the Important Questions

“What kind of soup is that?” my son asked an elderly man sitting next to him on the Staten Island Ferry as he was eating his lunch. “Do you like it? What other foods do you have for lunch? Where are you from?” How long have you been here?” his questions continued on....
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From Dormancy to New Life

For eons and from the beginning of the universe, the cycle of latent dormancy unfolding and activating of life repeats over and over. Definitions: Dormancy – is inactive, latent but capable of being activated, being in and inactive or resting condition. Activate – is...
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Connecting Flights and Connecting Strangers

With so much fear of strangers, isolationism and individualism running rampant in our world today, I want to share with you a recent experience that made me realize how connected we are to one another and that deep down inside we are all the same. My husband and I...
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

 “Namaste ~ the divinity and light within me recognizes and honors the divinity and light within you.” “I see you.” “Politically correct” has been a phrase that has come into increased usage since the 1990s to mean “disapproving of or avoiding language or behavior...
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