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Held Fast

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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Stone Pillow

We do not always have physical comforts in life.  Jacob takes a stone for a pillow in the Genesis reading today.  He finds rest for his body but his mind wanders into an amazing dream world where a ladder is … 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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Time to Meet One Another

When I was in Spain, I tried to figure out how I might go to Avila so that I could visit the birthplace of St. Teresa.  Alas, I could not bring myself to fit one more thing into a very tight … Continue reading

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Singing Hearts

What makes your heart sing? This photo makes me think of The Colour Purple, where one of the character says: I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice … 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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