By Ted Furlow  Every so often a melody gets stuck in my head.  Sometimes it is a commercial jingle, a Christmas song, a hymn from church, or God forbid, “It’s a Small World.” Recently I ...
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By Ted Furlow  I rolled up to 74 this October, and while it’s not a landmark year like 75 or 80, it is a moment to stop and think. When I was a young boy, I recall that my mother and sister used ...
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By Ted Furlow  Back in the dark ages of the Latin Mass, I was privileged to be an altar boy. While I have very fond memories of the liturgy in those days, I have very limited enthusiasm for the ...
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By Ted Furlow  When I first began to read the works of the Dutch spiritualist Henri Nouwen, it became an addiction. Like so many readers, I was reeled in by his prose, his insights, and his sense ...
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 It is coming to the end of summer, and we are back from the first leg of the Cruise Director’s Great Northwest ...
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