Tag Archives: #grateful

Shield and Strength

Some days my energy fades to almost gone.  At those times, I give in and allow my body to rest.  I wonder if I will ever have a day that feels normal again.  I have hours of feeling like my … Continue reading

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What We Do

Most of us know the other Francis–of Assisi.  This is the man from whom the current pope chose his name, despite being a Jesuit.  St. Francis of Xavier was one of the first to join the Society of Jesus in … Continue reading

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Grief Erupts

The one thing I know about grief is you never know when the tsunami will wash over you, making it hard to breathe and find solid ground. There can be these serene, still waters around you and then bam! An … Continue reading

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Kaizen Resolution

Open hands as we enter this New Year. I have chosen to enter a little social experiment at the invitation of a friend of mine.  We had to say yes, without knowing the details, but I took a risk because … Continue reading

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Countdown!

Many people have wanted to boot 2016 out the door faster than a blink of an eye. The year has been painful for lots of us. Bring on 2017, the cry rises. I must confess that as each calendar page … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Son

The sun showed up early this morning in all its glory, as if to say Here I am, after the longest night of the year,  here I am where I have always been, waiting for you to notice me.  Ah, … Continue reading

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Love Came Down

Love comes down, from Heaven to earth, in a Divine Leap of Joy at Christmastime. God leaves the heavenly throne and rests his head as the Son in a manger because there was no room for him elsewhere. How often … Continue reading

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