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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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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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Remember Your Creator

Ecclesiastes continued today but I cannot say this was a familiar reading to me. The opening words are rejoice! Let your heart delight while you are young. The reader is encouraged to follow the inclinations of the heart, knowing that … Continue reading

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More.Than.Enough

Sea glass…..I have gathered it for a number of years, from all over the world—from Lake Winnipeg to White Rock to Puerto Vallarta to Cape of Good Hope in South Africa.  I love the symbolism.  Sea glass is something like … Continue reading

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Accompanying Jesus

Today’s Gospel is brief but reveals that journeying with Jesus were a group of women who had been healed by him.  My mind is on some of my women friends tonight. It has flitted prayerfully from one to another throughout … Continue reading

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Do Not Trouble Yourself

The crowds in today’s Gospel are told by Jesus that he has never seen such faith as the centurion’s who knew that Jesus did not have to be physically present to carry out the deed that must be done–the healing … Continue reading

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No Longer Worthy

The Gospel reading from Luke 15 is the well-known story of the Prodigals. The priest tonight at mass taught me the other meaning of prodigal….I only knew it as wasteful and extravagant. It also means giving something on a lavish … Continue reading

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