Tag Archives: #Creator&Creature

Entitlement & Ego

In my morning devotional  this past week, Sarah Young in her book, Jesus Always, stated that thankfulness is the best antidote to a sense of entitlement–the poisonous attitude that ‘the world owes me.’  I have spent time this week thinking … Continue reading

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What Gets You Out of Bed?

A visiting Jesuit preached on love this weekend.  He used one of my favourite Ignatian pieces of prose. Pedro Arrupe, sj is credited with writing Fall in Love: Nothing is more practical than finding God, than falling in Love in … Continue reading

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Those Invited

  This week was book ended by weddings, one away and one local. The first one was for my cousin’s oldest daughter, a young 20-something-year-old, starting her life with her best friend.  Last night’s was a friend, marrying for the … Continue reading

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Jonah’s Pity Party

Jonah’s grumpy attitude is resonating with me today.  I am not as far gone as he was, sitting outside the city of Nineveh , angry, displeased and ready to die.  I am starting to feel some side effects from these … Continue reading

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Counting Hairs

God knows the number of hairs on your head we are told in the Gospel Reading from Matthew 10 today.  That is a God who is paying very close attention. We are worth more than many sparrows so we have … Continue reading

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Rise and Anoint

What if we all saw with the eyes of God? Today’s readings should shake us up a bit, leading us to fine tune our vision. I have always loved the First Reading from 1 Samuel where Samuel is asked to … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead

This past week I went to the second session of a three-part series on Death and Dying at my parish. The presenter was the woman who accompanies me to most of my medical appointments.  She did an awesome address to … Continue reading

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