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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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Be a Blessing

I have had a busy week or so–filled with funerals, retirements, graduations, a reunion of sorts, and a milestone birthday party. I sort of got extroverted out.  On Sunday I crawled into bed and slept for hours.  I am now … Continue reading

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Sowing Bountifully

  In today’s First Reading from 2 Corinthians 9:6-11, we read that the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Tonight I am incredibly tired.  My mind is on several families who are facing hard times.  In the morning, … Continue reading

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Holes

What do you do with holes in your heart? the kind that create a huge void. the ones that numb you and drain any traces of life and joy from you.  the missing part of you that is now unstable … Continue reading

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Blessed are Those….

Blessed are those who mourn are among the beatitudes in today’s Gospel. I have been busy since returning home and I know many of you are wondering how I am.  Mourning can be a full time job in these first … Continue reading

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Between Two Goods

We are not in Kansas anymore, Toto, I thought as we soared over the magical, red-soiled landscape and the ocean.  I felt myself relax a bit. The decision to come was not an easy one. Choosing between two goods has … Continue reading

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Dear Health Team

Dear Health Team, We see you as we sit with our sick family members.  We understand in part some of the stress you are under.  We hear the codes–blue, yellow– and other urgent announcements constantly over the loudspeaker.  We notice … Continue reading

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