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Fr. Tom Purdy talks about South Georgia summer humidity and questions whether there are other invisible but sometimes oppressive things that can weigh us down in a similar way. Can we "dehumidify" our lives like we do the air? Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy reflects on his learnings from the past few years of beachgoing and how those lessons apply to other areas of life. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy introduces us to Cecil, his new townie, and talks about balance -- on bicycles and in life. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy discusses hunger, not just for food, and how we deal with it in our lives. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy discusses flu shots, this crazy flu season we've had, and physical and spiritual well-being. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy talks about the power to transcend space and time that certain smells have in our lives, and recalls a favorite of his own. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy talks about January being a month of wise men and kings in this month's installment of Island Impressions. Read more

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In December's installment of Island Impressions, Fr. Tom Purdy talks about the time he left Mary & Joseph out in the cold, and shares his thoughts about the importance of opening our hearts during this Christmas season and beyond. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy talks golf, that glorious gentlemen's game and its lessons for life. Read more

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In this month's Island Impressions, Fr. Tom Purdy discusses the traditions of Halloween and its connection to All Saints Day. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy discusses the many "shoulds" we encounter in our lives. He shares his thoughts on weighing their importance and how to avoid the trap of "shoulding on" others and ourselves. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy discusses how June gets short shrift as far as summer months go. He also has suggestions on things we can do to turn it into something special. Read more

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In this month's installment of Island Impressions, Fr. Tom Purdy discusses perspective and balance when it comes to the garden of life. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy shares his thoughts on the wise teachings of Yoda, Easter, and the concept of fear. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy shares his thoughts about the role that dogs play in our lives. As he says, everybody needs a dog in their life, and if we all acted with the same unconditional love and devotion that dogs have, the world would be a better place. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy shares some insights on living at sea level, getting ready for the Bridge Run, and civility. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy addresses New Year's resolutions. Read more

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Fr. Tom Purdy's thoughts on celebrating the season. When do those 12 Days of Christmas REALLY start?! Read more

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In this edition of Island Impessions, Fr. Tom Purdy discuss South Georgia summer heat and the difference between island "natives" and transplants. Read more

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Tom Purdy talks road trips and Ralph Waldo Emerson's philosophy: "Life is a journey, not a destination," in July's installment of Island Impressions. Read more

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