Monthly Archives: July 2017

Where God Is

Whatever you are doing, that which makes you feel the most alive…that is where God is. ~ St. Ignatius of Loyola Today of course is the Feast Day of St. Ignatius and this quote came across my line of vision. … Continue reading

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What Should I Give You?

Appearing to Solomon in a dream, the Lord asks Solomon what he should be given.  This First Reading is a bit startling when you think about it.  Why would God ask us what we think we should be given? How … Continue reading

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Broken Things

I am reading Ann Voskamp’s book, The Broken Way: a daring path into the abundant life very slowly.  I am beginning to nap more and so my reading time is less.  I think I need to do more than just … Continue reading

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Reaping Joy

I spent the weekend at a friend’s bed and breakfast, savouring the magical moments that came, while trying to make memories with people I care about.  Several years had passed since I had been there and the woman I had … Continue reading

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Address Book Changes

Friendship has ebbs and flows, and trying to weather challenges sometimes changes your address book.   I first found that phrase in a book by Stephanie Ericsson entitled Companion Through the Darkness: Inner Dialogues on Grief.  Ericsson had lost her husband … Continue reading

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Sown in the Heart

When I think about today’s Gospel reading, I cannot help but think of Dad’s garden this year, with its wild mix of weeds and flowers.  Dad was a pretty darn good sower. He always had more tomatoes than he could … Continue reading

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Stone Pillow

We do not always have physical comforts in life.  Jacob takes a stone for a pillow in the Genesis reading today.  He finds rest for his body but his mind wanders into an amazing dream world where a ladder is … Continue reading

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