Tag Archives: #Loved

Setting the World on Fire

Artwork by Anthony Chiarella, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada This Sunday was Pentecost and on Saturday the Royal Wedding occurred.  That got me thinking about how we each are given fire on our baptism. Pentecost, of course, is the feast where the … Continue reading

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What Gets You Out of Bed?

A visiting Jesuit preached on love this weekend.  He used one of my favourite Ignatian pieces of prose. Pedro Arrupe, sj is credited with writing Fall in Love: Nothing is more practical than finding God, than falling in Love in … Continue reading

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Showing Up

Who knows they are deeply loved?  My hand is waving like some third-grade child, knowing for sure that I have the right answer.  I can tell you that without a doubt I am blessed beyond words by how much love … Continue reading

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Those Invited

  This week was book ended by weddings, one away and one local. The first one was for my cousin’s oldest daughter, a young 20-something-year-old, starting her life with her best friend.  Last night’s was a friend, marrying for the … Continue reading

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Single Life as Vocation

When people think of vocations, they usually think of the priesthood, religious life or marriage.  Consecrated lay people may also come to mind.  The stumbling block for most people is single life without the vows. While all these others are … Continue reading

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Dueling Dementors

My love of the Harry Potter series surprises people at times.  The books became darker as they went on, but still gave much food for thought. The Dementor creatures frightened me a bit.  Below, for those unfamiliar with these beasts, … Continue reading

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Imagining the Impossible

I was walking in the woods with dozens of eagles soaring and swooping around me when I noticed this little squirrel.  I am sure he was terrified. Above him in the tree were four eagles.  He had scampered half way … Continue reading

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