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Be a Blessing

I have had a busy week or so–filled with funerals, retirements, graduations, a reunion of sorts, and a milestone birthday party. I sort of got extroverted out.  On Sunday I crawled into bed and slept for hours.  I am now … Continue reading

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Light Breaking Forth

Today’s First Reading from Isaiah 58 holds stunning images. As I continue to process the trip to the Dominican I read these words with new eyes: loose the bonds of injustice, undo the thong of the yoke, let the oppressed … Continue reading

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The Child Grew Strong

Today is the Presentation of the Lord in the temple. The reading ends with The child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom; and the favour of the God was upon him. I have been thinking about the children of … Continue reading

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Be Radiant!

My Magi are interspersed with candles this year as they make their way to the stable. The first reading for Epiphany is delightful. From Isaiah 60:1-6, the theme is light: Arise, shine! Be radiant! What struck me reading it was … Continue reading

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Rekindling the Gift

October has arrived and the world here in the north is ablaze with the glory of God. In the Second Reading today from  Timothy 1 the beloved church members are reminded to rekindle the gift of God that is within … Continue reading

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God’s Foolishness

The First Reading this morning from 1 Corinthians 1 is about God’s foolishness. The reading ends with the verse 25 which says For God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength.  The reading … Continue reading

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Shine Like Brightness

Daniel 12 today says Those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky, and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever. Something happened that made these words prophetic as the day unfolded. … Continue reading

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