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Sadness of the Heart

Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, … Continue reading

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No Answer At All

I have been thinking about the Gospel yesterday about the Canaanite woman who shouts at Jesus to have mercy on her because her daughter is tormented by a demon.  Mathew 15 says: But he did not answer her at all.  … Continue reading

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God of All Time

I read Jesus Calling at the end of each day, unless, of course, I am exhausted and fall into bed hardly able to keep my eyes open.  A few nights ago, I read this meditation: I am the God of … Continue reading

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Takes a Village

We like to think that we have it better than developing countries. We have a lot to learn from them. I have watched this week as the community in the tiny village goes about its day. I have seen the … Continue reading

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Love Came Down

Love comes down, from Heaven to earth, in a Divine Leap of Joy at Christmastime. God leaves the heavenly throne and rests his head as the Son in a manger because there was no room for him elsewhere. How often … Continue reading

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Weary Ways

Sometimes the road seems long, uphill and weary. We can be overwhelmed and miss God’s presence in these times. The past two days have been a tad challenging. Sitting around in hospitals is distressing but over the years I have … Continue reading

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We Are All Broken

I have had an emotional week. The election in the US did not help but a number of conversations with women unrelated to the vote have nudged their way into my psyche.  I cannot share details but I can tell … Continue reading

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