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Times of Doubt

Doubting Thomas Feast Day today brings up many questions about poor Thomas who is struggling with his grief.  We have so many questions about grief, God, and goodness. When a death occurs that seems unfair, we can doubt what we … Continue reading

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Between Two Goods

We are not in Kansas anymore, Toto, I thought as we soared over the magical, red-soiled landscape and the ocean.  I felt myself relax a bit. The decision to come was not an easy one. Choosing between two goods has … Continue reading

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Compassionate Listening

After some pondering, I have decided to call together a group of seven friends who I trust immensely to help me discern what I need to focus on over the next several months.  The group consists of Christians whose opinions … Continue reading

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Grace to the Humble

A person living fully until they die might look a bit like a duck–calm and serene as they float along in the water but paddling like crazy when no one can see. My mind races quite a bit, trying to … Continue reading

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How foolish We Are!

My daily prayer time was much later than normal because I forgot until I went to settle into my evening Examen. I was flooded with emotion part way through the later and thought I would perhaps turn to my blog … Continue reading

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Angels Without Answers

The Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord is today, a day commemorating the Incarnation of the Word.  The celebration is for both Christ and Mary–without Mary’s yes, we might still be awaiting the Saviour. I was on retreat with … Continue reading

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Jesus, Friend of Women

Mary Magdelene’s Feast Day brings back memories of a friend’s wedding when I was asked to give a toast to the bride. I am sure people thought it was odd that I would liken her to a woman many think … Continue reading

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