Tag Archives: #Hope

Glorious Joy

Yesterday’s Gospel reading had this fabulous phrase in it: rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy.   Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could do so everyday?  The reality is that some circumstances preclude us from feeling that way.  The last … Continue reading

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The Elephant Dance

My name is Suzanne and I am a book-aholic. I bought this book in e-form but I needed to have it in real paper form. Tonight Jarem gathered together people to celebrate his endeavour and read to a packed house … Continue reading

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Bread of Adversity

Tomorrow we light a new Advent candle. This week of Hope will be ending shortly. Where did you find Hope? When, as in the First Reading, we are given the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, we are … Continue reading

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Peace Be Within

Your wake-up call is found in today’s readings, especially the Gospel. Keep awake! Jesus encourages us in Matthew 24. In Romans 13  we are told to put on the armor of Light and to live honourably. Advent begins and we … 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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Foggy September Morning

I awoke to this view this morning and felt the weight of the fog.  I used to struggle with September; there were too many sad anniversaries that created a brain fog and heavy heart. My dear friend Ginny, an amazing … Continue reading

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