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Counting Hairs

God knows the number of hairs on your head we are told in the Gospel Reading from Matthew 10 today.  That is a God who is paying very close attention. We are worth more than many sparrows so we have … 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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Carry Out Your Ministry

Today and tomorrow have the readings from the Gospel of John about the Good Shepherd.  This feast day is always a bittersweet day for me because it is the day my former pastor died.  A friend called me to let … Continue reading

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God’s Secret Purposes

Lent revisits some of the same readings as in previous years and the one today from Wisdom had the same words capture my attention: they did not know the secret purposes of God.  This still remains true for me.  I … Continue reading

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Hanging On

Claw marks…we leave them all over things in life. I have a friend who is arriving next week and I should be cleaning the spare room or packing for the weekend but instead I am writing this blog post.   My … Continue reading

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Let Them Leave

Yesterday I attended a worship service where the pastor was preaching on one of my favourite books in the bible–Ruth. He said Naomi had two daughter-in-laws, Ruth and Orpah. She begged them both to return to their family as she … Continue reading

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To the Rescue!

Love is this double-edged sword. It heals and inspires us and yet wounds and frightens us. Grief is love’s antonym. When we love, we risk loss. For the longest while after my sister died, I felt like I was the … Continue reading

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