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This is Buzzy's Country Store blog designed to keep you apprised of what's going on at the Store. Buzzy's is a general store located in St. Mary's County, Southern Maryland near Pt. Lookout State Park. Buzzy and Jean Ridgell purchased the Store from Jean's father Harry Raley in 1953. Buzzy operated it until his passing in 2009. His son J. Scott Ridgell is the current owner.

Sunday, April 17, 2022

Happy Easter! Go Find Your Peace and Meaning!

The FB page devoted to all things Thomas Merton (click here) had this as one of their Easter-related posts: 
It was good, but when I consulted my Merton book Daily Meditations I found this Easter message from him:

Seems that Brother Merton, the monastic that he was, had little use for all the pomp and ceremony that throttles much of the Catholic Easter liturgical shenanigans. (Also, note how he objects to the tokenism of having the Mexican carrying the train up the aisle.)  Note too, that it was later in his day when he went to the lake that he found his Easter peace and meaning.

Lyle video with a gospel tune and some great visuals for you:

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