Monthly Archives: April 2017

Grace to the Humble

A person living fully until they die might look a bit like a duck–calm and serene as they float along in the water but paddling like crazy when no one can see. My mind races quite a bit, trying to … Continue reading

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Glorious Joy

Yesterday’s Gospel reading had this fabulous phrase in it: rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy.   Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could do so everyday?  The reality is that some circumstances preclude us from feeling that way.  The last … Continue reading

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How foolish We Are!

My daily prayer time was much later than normal because I forgot until I went to settle into my evening Examen. I was flooded with emotion part way through the later and thought I would perhaps turn to my blog … Continue reading

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Alleluia! Alleluia!

The Triduum is done.  The stone is rolled away. Jesus has appeared to his beloved friends. Death did not have the final word.  Joy and Hope have danced in the wee early morning hours and freed our fears, unleashing a … Continue reading

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Silently Waiting

One of my favourite memories of Holy Saturday is part of a weekend spent out at a local retreat centre that sadly no longer exists.  Families, couples, and singles gathered to spend the Triduum together.  They were greeted at the … Continue reading

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Jesus, Remember Us

Crosses….we carry them, we nail others to them, we fear them, we want to exchange them.  Good Friday is a reminder about many things but for me, this year, I am thinking deeply about crosses, death and resurrection.  Today, in … Continue reading

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Kneeling at our Feet

The God of love is kneeling at our feet.  Though we betray him, though it is the night. He meets us here and loves us into light. – Malcolm Guite I have been thinking about the times I have had … Continue reading

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