Author Archives: Joe Puglis

About Joe Puglis

Hello and welcome to ColorMe4Life and Whispers to the Wind. My name is Joe Puglis and these websites encompass various aspects of my life. From the backgrounds of grocery store proprietor, to research chemist, to manager, carpet dyer and Catholic deacon you'll find a cornucopia of colors here, the Colors of Life. Most dear to my heart is my love of God, my awesome family, and you, beloved. Thank you for visiting. Please come back again. And feel free to visit the links in all pictures and hyper-linked words. These are always hand selected to go with the topic of discussion and kept as absolutely clean as possible. Also, I apologize for any links that have been removed by their owners. In time I try to replace them or update them. Hope you enjoy. May God bless YOU always, in Christ's love! Joe

Paterson

Somewhere in the middle of the last century, in the middle of a three-story, New Jersey apartment building, in the middle of a young family, a new life came into being. (Notice the attached instruction manual.  Batteries included!) And he … Continue reading

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The Look

One of my favorite oldie pix:  Kids with Great grandma and cousin.  And me, always the fix-it guy! We truly have the most awesome kids! And now they’re a Teacher, a Nurse, an Optometrist and a Friar, wives and moms, … Continue reading

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Raindrops

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A Free Tree, Elijah and – A Turkey?

“DO WE RECOGNIZE THE AWESOME GIFT THAT IS RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES?” This post is really just designed to introduce my Sister Webpage entitled: Whispers to the Wind. But there’s a little more to today’s reflection than might meet the … Continue reading

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Zoom Zoom Sunset Pix

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Some evening pics with surprises. Taken with Sony A100 DSLR with DT55-300mm zoom lens. Clicking on any picture will open slideshow view… Enjoy! ______________________________end of post

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Butterflies 2013

Playing with a new telephoto zoom lens on my Sony Alpha-100 camera. It’s a DT55-300mm lens (SAL55300). Still learning the ropes on focusing and holding still. Gets tougher with moving objects like birds and butterflies. But here are a few … Continue reading

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Our Cormorant – A Very Different Visitor

For about a week this summer, we had a very different kind of visitor in the pond behind our home in mid-Missouri. Our usual inhabitants are geese, ducks, owls, hawks, and great blue herons, besides the little birds. But we … Continue reading

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09-01-13 Whispers – Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

WHISPERS HAS MOVED . . . Whispers to the Wind has moved to its own NEW WEBSITE beginning September 2013.  All of the past two years of Whispers Pages have been moved as well. Please come visit the new site … Continue reading

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Elijah – Seeking God

Hello Bloggers!  Well, it’s been a long long time since I’ve posted anything new here. Of course, “Whispers to the Wind” is updated every day and “Homilies” monthly. But I don’t seem to get many visitors there – Looks like … Continue reading

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The Tomb

03-30-13 (Holy Saturday) Silence! The anguish, the sorrow, the unknown. The loneliness, the heartbreak, the emptiness. The anger, the . . . . . . to continue, Click on picture above And just what is that white dot in there???

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Portable Bookshelf

Yes, we can buy them at WalMart or Target. But sometimes they can be pretty chincy too. And where’s the fun in that anyway! So here’s how we can make our own, unique, portable bookshelf, with a little ingenuity and … Continue reading

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Deliverance

.  .  .   “This whole ‘Head and Heart’ discussion reminded me of a pine tree that used to live in our front yard.  It was one of eleven, brother and sister, white pines that grew there over the past 19-years. … Continue reading

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My Ludovico Einaudi – Jan 2013 “In a Time Lapse”

Anyone who hasn’t discovered Ludovico Einaudi yet is missing a very, very sweet piece of life. Today he presented a note on Facebook about his latest album called “In a Time Lapse.” Several have already made video shorts which include … Continue reading

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Happy Fall

Why Fall? (Don’t miss the links with each picture) . Baumgartner from space, . . . Highdiver from a board, . Humpty from a wall, . .

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Dare to Step Over the Line to Freedom

Today we hear – . . . the story of a group of people who escaped oppression and slavery, and dreamt of a ‘Land of Freedom’. They were like little children, dreaming of someday driving a car. They could just … Continue reading

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Mystery – Mystery

What does Dying, New York City, the Grand Canyon, Outer Space and Wheat have to do with Paschal Mystery? And what is “Paschal Mystery” anyway? Come see. . .

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Photo Gallery

Here are some collections of our photography… Clicking on above picture will link you to the Photo Gallery Page and from there you can link to the individual series… New photos will be added periodically.

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Freedom

A lesson in morality A lesson in faith A lesson in justice A lesson in truth And just a little – common sense Lifting child – a lesson in acceptable vs. unacceptable risk and a basic lesson in morality.  Do … Continue reading

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Jesus – The Solution to Evil

06-19-12 The Solution to Evil in a world looking Ugly… Jesus said, “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those … Continue reading

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Naboth – The Problem of Evil

06-18-12 The Problem of Evil in a world of Good “Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard . . .”  1 Kgs 21:1-16 Now the story went, that King Ahab wanted Naboth’s vineyard, except Naboth held that vineyard as something very … Continue reading

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Happy Spring

Why Spring? Bunny Rabbits, . . Kangaroos, . . Frogs, . . . .

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God’s Artwork

On Tuesday morning, two days after Christmas, the Lord, through mother nature, wrapped us in a beauty that only He could create. We sometimes call Him . . .

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THE Christmas Anthology

Ever wonder where all those little details in our Christmas Story came from, like the Manger and the Camels and the Shepherds and the Wise Men? Did you know that, of the four Gospels, only two of them speak of … Continue reading

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Profound Epiphanies

Sometimes things happen that are so sudden, so surprising, and so extremely profound that we don’t even realize the enormous significance of it until long after it actually occurred.  And when it hits us, it almost takes our breath away … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Life

11-2-11 “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil;  for thou art with me…“ Psalm 23 “Man is called to a fullness of life which far exceeds the dimensions of his earthly … Continue reading

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Mustard Seed Hope

10-25-11 St. Paul said, “For who hopes for what one sees?“ A child may hope for a gift at Christmas. It is something she has absolutely no capacity to obtain on her own.  She is purely reliant on others to … Continue reading

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Lost Video

UPDATE ANNOUNCEMENT:  The blocking of “The Life of Mary Our Mother – Part 3” has been removed in most countries.  The combined series video is also available through the link below. Thank you EMI. 3-7-12 Joe _____________________________________ Hello all. Sorry … Continue reading

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You know you need a job when . . .

You know you need a job when… You find yourself writing blogs about needing a job, Five months of your meager pension savings go toward a car tuneup, Dinner out is at the grocery store’s cafeteria, on a coupon, You’ve … Continue reading

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The Birth of Mary – the Mother of God

September 8, 2011 Happy Birthday Mary!!! For those who may have wondered where the stories of Mary’s birth came from, here is an excerpt from an early writing… ____________________

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i Love September

Isn’t September absolutely the most awesome month of the year!! It’s a month of beauty, a month of change, a month refreshment! . . . So, just what is it about September that makes it so great?  Let’s explore… .

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