Tag Archives: #ChooseLife

Revisioning Our Stories

For most of my growing up years I thought I was an ugly duckling.  I hated my curly hair which stylists seemed confused by, my mom dressed me funny, and I, quite honestly, preferred my brother’s hand me downs because … 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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Alone in A Wild Place

Yesterday, my cousin and I read together an Ash Wednesday meditation written by Sarah Parsons.  In it, she writes that Lent begins in the wilderness and that for the next 40 days we must go alone into a wild place … Continue reading

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Fire and Water

If you choose, the First Reading says,  you can keep the commandments, and you will be saved.  Acting faithfully is a choice given to each one of us and we can choose between life and death, good and evil. Whatever … Continue reading

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Be Radiant!

My Magi are interspersed with candles this year as they make their way to the stable. The first reading for Epiphany is delightful. From Isaiah 60:1-6, the theme is light: Arise, shine! Be radiant! What struck me reading it was … Continue reading

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Choosing Life

I awoke around 8:15 this morning and thought if I got moving, I could make it to 9:15 mass on this World Day of the Sick. I arrived late due to being stuck behind a snow plough for a bit. … Continue reading

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Holes in Life

Sometimes life takes turns you do not see coming. That is my story. I have had this crazy amazing life, sprinkled with situations that are heartbreaking. I could have given up or become bitter. Self-pity might have taken a strong … Continue reading

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