A Father’s Wisdom

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New My52 WOW Book Club Pick: Ordinary People As Monks and Mystics

Ok, I have to make a confession – I am almost done with this book. I made it through this book in record time, maybe I was trying to make up for the fantastically slow pace with which I read and completed the last My52WOW Book Club pick – The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the … Continue reading

Happy Birthday to you…

8/29/12 Note:  I wrote this a year ago today…it still applies. Hug those you love. Be grateful for the good in your life. Be Blessed. August 29th, 2011 is the birthday of a giant. Yes it is Michael Jackson’s birthday – an amazing talent that we lost too soon. But more personally important to me … Continue reading

Secrets of the Lost Mode of Prayer: The Hidden Power of Beauty, Blessing, Wisdom, and Hurt

Suffice it to say that, over the past few days, life has provided me with some weighty challenges.  I found myself last night realizing that I needed some beauty in my life – and so I reached into my inspiration library for a book that could remind me who I am and what I am … Continue reading

A Forgotten African Catholic Kingdom – And Some African Catholics I Will Never Forget

Throughout the first 52 weeks of my project, I visited several Catholic masses. As I wrote about my experience visiting my first Catholic Mass of the Year Catholic Masses, I found, are wonderful – they have them several times a day, and they are relatively speedy (you are in and you are out, unlike my … Continue reading

Remembering My Father on Father’s Day…and Happy Father’s Day to all dads!

A main motivation for My 52 Weeks of Worship Project, was remembrance– honoring my father, my hero, Dr. Ephraim Nseabasi Bassey. Indeed even his very name, Nseabasi means “I am looking to God.” In this journey, I am living a truth that was encompassed in his very name. Searching for God, and looking everywhere, and in the … Continue reading

Flashback to August, 1989 – Wisdom from my father’s journey

One of the things that I inherited after my dad passed away was alot of books. He, like me, was a voracious reader, and had a very large and diverse book collection. Many of his books were of a spiritual nature, and one of the books I inherited from him caught my eye, and has … Continue reading