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Leaving Everything

Tonight I went back to mass after a couple of months of being absent, minus Christmas Eve, due to health issues.  I had looked over the readings before going and thought that there might be a good message for me.  … Continue reading

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Observing Stars

Stars come in all shapes and sizes. How many of us have a memory of sitting around a campfire and looking up to see millions of stars that we would never see in the city?  I am transfixed often at … 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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More Value

A friend of mine calls me Sparrow Suzanne.  The moniker brings a huge smile to my face so when I read the Gospel today that grin appeared as I sent her a silent blessing over the miles.  God who knows … 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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Safe in God’s Arms

My morning dance routine has been lost, like so many other rituals these past months.  When it does spontaneously return, my heart is joy-filled and a smile breaks out on my face as I find my body moving to the … Continue reading

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Dueling Dementors

My love of the Harry Potter series surprises people at times.  The books became darker as they went on, but still gave much food for thought. The Dementor creatures frightened me a bit.  Below, for those unfamiliar with these beasts, … Continue reading

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