Tag Archives: #ShineBrightly

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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Shine the Light

I spent a good chunk of time praying in Assisi before this cross.  We have a replica in the chapel of my parish.  I quietly slipped into that prayer space today after mass and let myself be transported in time, … 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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