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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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Sowing Bountifully

  In today’s First Reading from 2 Corinthians 9:6-11, we read that the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Tonight I am incredibly tired.  My mind is on several families who are facing hard times.  In the morning, … Continue reading

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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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Kneeling at our Feet

The God of love is kneeling at our feet.  Though we betray him, though it is the night. He meets us here and loves us into light. – Malcolm Guite I have been thinking about the times I have had … 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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Reprove Your Neighbour

One of the things about dying is that I do not have time for games. I find myself sometimes biting my lip because of well-intentioned comments and trying to decide exactly how much grace I will need to get me … Continue reading

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Love is a Strong Shelter

Valentine’s Day can cause as much angst as joy.  If you are in a relationship, prices are exorbitant on this day and there can be pressure to cave to commercialism. If you are not in a relationship, you might feel … Continue reading

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