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For You, Anything

These are strange and wonderful times where some people can say what they need to say clearly. I love that.  I have pondered so much in my heart lately.  I am full.  Today’s Gospel reading is the Prodigal Son.  I … Continue reading

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Praying for the Dying

I do not know if I have photos from Lourdes.  On today’s Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes, we also celebrate the World Day of the Sick. I post this blurry photo from another Marian Shrine, taken by a … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

Some days the steps we take are so tiny that we do not see our own progress. Today though I was pleased at what I could recognize as the baby steps I am making to return to walking.  I have … Continue reading

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Laughter in the Surrealness

  I have talked briefly about my Circle of Support here before. I hand-chose six people from various parts of my life to help guide me in decision-making around end-of-life matters.  This includes issues about tangible support from friends, health … Continue reading

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Rest for Your Soul

Today’s readings are about rest. Isaiah 40 assures us that the Lord will renew our strength, we shall mount up with wings like eagles and we shall run and not be weary. The Gospel reading for Matthew 11 is an … Continue reading

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Jubilant with Joy

Psalm 68 is beautiful today:  Let God rise up, let the righteous be joyful, let them exult before God, let them be jubilant with joy, God is in a holy habitation, God is our salvation,  and blessed be the Lord … Continue reading

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Faithful to the Lord

Ah, Lydia, dealer of purple cloth, you desired to be judged faithful to God.  We share two loves obviously–God and the colour purple.  I love that the colour purple has so much personality and a variety of hues to it.  … Continue reading

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Accounting for Hope

Always be ready to make your defense to anyone who demands from you an accounting for the hope that is in you, is the second line from the Second Reading today. I had read it earlier in the day and … Continue reading

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Walking Through Hard

The medical student was being thorough, trying to leave no stone unturned.  At the end of her preparation for rounds, she looked at my sister and I and said two words: I’m sorry.  This was the first time a doctor … Continue reading

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When Life Sucks

Last spring after I had my Ignatian pilgrimage in Spain, I headed south to Portugal to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima. Today is the 100th anniversary of Mary’s appearance to the three shepherd children.  I still do not … Continue reading

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