Tag Archives: #Emotions

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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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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Facing Death

I had been talking with a friend via Skype when I realized he was right… again. I had mentioned to him that when I was working I would use the holiday week between Christmas and New Year’s to hunker down … Continue reading

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Regret

An angel kneels at the tomb of someone who has passed on. Buried with that person are all the dreams, successes, failures, and regrets that were experienced in life. No opportunity to redo what has been left undone or poorly … Continue reading

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Middle Lane

I spent some time living in the USA for awhile and when friends and I used to drive down afterwards to visit, I shared my secret of getting around the city: Stay in the middle lane. It was simple really. … Continue reading

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God’s Fingerprints

As I prepare to move, I am trying to declutter first.  No one warned me how emotional it might be to walk down Memory Lane. I stumbled across a box of items from a variety of eras:  class photos from … Continue reading

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Make Me Clean

Lepers….who are they in today’s society? In Matthew’s Gospel, a real leper finds his way to Jesus, kneels and says: Lord, if you choose, you can make me clean. Such boldness is rewarded with three words: I do choose. The … Continue reading

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