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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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Those Who Hope

Stones….we like to throw them at other people.  I am always intrigued a bit by people who listen to a self-help style of presentation and pigeon-hole others into boxes rather than figuring out how the new knowledge might be healing … 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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Weary Ways

Sometimes the road seems long, uphill and weary. We can be overwhelmed and miss God’s presence in these times. The past two days have been a tad challenging. Sitting around in hospitals is distressing but over the years I have … Continue reading

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Regret

An angel kneels at the tomb of someone who has passed on. Buried with that person are all the dreams, successes, failures, and regrets that were experienced in life. No opportunity to redo what has been left undone or poorly … Continue reading

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Hard Pressed

The First Reading today is a hard one to hear and comprehend and yet I am exactly there–hard pressed, as Paul says in Philippians 1: For to me, living is Christ and dying is gain. If I am to live … Continue reading

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Granola Girl

  I am not a particularly luxurious person.  I have always thought of myself as having a simple lifestyle. I have not spent a ton of money on possessions; my focus has been on experience and adventures.  I still have … Continue reading

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