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Where God Is

Whatever you are doing, that which makes you feel the most alive…that is where God is. ~ St. Ignatius of Loyola Today of course is the Feast Day of St. Ignatius and this quote came across my line of vision. … Continue reading

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What Should I Give You?

Appearing to Solomon in a dream, the Lord asks Solomon what he should be given.  This First Reading is a bit startling when you think about it.  Why would God ask us what we think we should be given? How … Continue reading

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As You Choose

My pastor told an interesting story today at mass. The gist of it went something like this: Near a village lived an old man who was very wise and could answer hard questions.  Many people came to him, seeking his … 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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Toxic Waste

The mind can be a dumping ground for toxic waste.  I have been in a bit of a funk lately. As I met with my therapist this morning we tried to pinpoint when it started. It comes and goes.  I … Continue reading

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Bread of Adversity

Tomorrow we light a new Advent candle. This week of Hope will be ending shortly. Where did you find Hope? When, as in the First Reading, we are given the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, we are … Continue reading

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Carried Away

The story of Lazarus and the rich man is haunting. Really, we could substitute ourselves into the scene in true Ignatian-style contemplation and be the rich man.  What would it be that would keep us on the other side of … Continue reading

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