Category Archives: #YearofMercy

Facing Death

I had been talking with a friend via Skype when I realized he was right… again. I had mentioned to him that when I was working I would use the holiday week between Christmas and New Year’s to hunker down … Continue reading

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We Are All Broken

I have had an emotional week. The election in the US did not help but a number of conversations with women unrelated to the vote have nudged their way into my psyche.  I cannot share details but I can tell … Continue reading

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Settling In

I know there are important world events unraveling, or rather unfolding, but I have not really put my attention there beyond the first few hours of the morning. I watched Hillary’s speech and wept. Not because I was a great … Continue reading

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Direct My Heart

Macabees is a hard read. One son after another is killed for his faith, with their mother encouraging them on before she also refuses to deny her God.  They all put their trust in God and believe that their lives … Continue reading

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Middle Lane

I spent some time living in the USA for awhile and when friends and I used to drive down afterwards to visit, I shared my secret of getting around the city: Stay in the middle lane. It was simple really. … Continue reading

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Lesson From Job

For I know that my Redeemer lives… These words were proclaimed at my sister’s memorial service 20+ years ago by her close and longtime childhood friend.  They are usually part of the First Reading on All Soul’s Day and every … Continue reading

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Merciful to All

The Book of Wisdom is a beautiful book and the First Reading is poetic, describing how God loves all things that exist and with mercy forgives all our shortcomings.  The Creator loves all creation.We see this in the Gospel of … Continue reading

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