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Afflicted Not Crushed

The readings today are for the feast of Saint Jean Brebeuf and his companions here in Canada. Brebeuf is a Canadian saint, a Jesuit who died while working among the Aboriginal people in Ontario. Today has been quite a day. … Continue reading

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Greener Grass

Today’s Readings make me wonder if we think the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, instead of loving the yard we live in. Paul encourages us in 1 Corinthians 7 to lead the life that … Continue reading

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Terms of Peace

The readings today are on some level about building peaceful relationships–with yourself, the people you are with on the journey, your coworkers, your possessions, and the Holy One. The First Reading from Wisdom asks who can learn the counsel of … Continue reading

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God’s Field

I had an early start to my day, as I caught a plane at 6:00. I slept during the flight for a bit and then pulled out my morning devotionals. The new collects seem wordy to me and I sometimes … Continue reading

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An Angel’s Perspective

Yesterday I flew.  I put on a harness, put myself in the hands of Mexicans who promised it was safe, and the next thing I knew I was flying high over the ocean. I had an angel’s perspective of the … Continue reading

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God’s Foolishness

The First Reading this morning from 1 Corinthians 1 is about God’s foolishness. The reading ends with the verse 25 which says For God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength.  The reading … Continue reading

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Blessing in Abundance

The reading today from 2 Corinthians 9 says that God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good work.  On this vacation I can … Continue reading

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