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Imagining the Impossible

I was walking in the woods with dozens of eagles soaring and swooping around me when I noticed this little squirrel.  I am sure he was terrified. Above him in the tree were four eagles.  He had scampered half way … Continue reading

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Loving Like Jesus

As I did the morning readings, something in the Gospel acclamation in John 13 sent me off on a tangent.  I have been given a new commandment to love one another as Jesus loves me. What exactly does this mean … Continue reading

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Time Flies

A friend sent me these words of encouragement last week written by John O’Donahue from his poem, BENNACHT (BLESSING): May the nourishment of the earth be yours, may the clarity of light be yours, may the fluency of the ocean … Continue reading

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Pax et Bonum

Peace and goodness be with you! The Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi makes my heart sing. The pilgrimage I took in 2014 marked me.  The pieces of the puzzle began to fall further into place during the journey … Continue reading

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Full of Days

One more reading from Job brings us to the end of the book today. The Lord blesses him with great wealth and offspring.  Job died old and full of days we are told. He says that God can do all … Continue reading

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Heart of the Tempest

The First Readings this week have been mostly from Job, a book from the Hebrew Scriptures. In Chapter 38 today, the Lord is answering Job from the heart of the tempest. What a beautiful phrase and image! The Lord puts … Continue reading

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Calling All Angels

Calling all angels….those words washed over me on this Feast Day of Sts. Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel 24 years ago. I woke up and reached for my missalette. My body, mind and soul were weighted with unbearable grief. As I … Continue reading

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