Tag Archives: #Faith

Ungrateful Hearts

My friends to the south are celebrating Thanksgiving today.  I have been thinking about praise and thanks lately.  I have been missing in action on this page for just over a week now.  With everything else I am sorting, through … 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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Full of Days

One more reading from Job brings us to the end of the book today. The Lord blesses him with great wealth and offspring.  Job died old and full of days we are told. He says that God can do all … Continue reading

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Heart of the Tempest

The First Readings this week have been mostly from Job, a book from the Hebrew Scriptures. In Chapter 38 today, the Lord is answering Job from the heart of the tempest. What a beautiful phrase and image! The Lord puts … Continue reading

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Calling All Angels

Calling all angels….those words washed over me on this Feast Day of Sts. Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel 24 years ago. I woke up and reached for my missalette. My body, mind and soul were weighted with unbearable grief. As I … Continue reading

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Afflicted Not Crushed

The readings today are for the feast of Saint Jean Brebeuf and his companions here in Canada. Brebeuf is a Canadian saint, a Jesuit who died while working among the Aboriginal people in Ontario. Today has been quite a day. … 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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