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Following the Good Road

Go forth in peace, for you have followed the good road. Go forth without fear, for he who created you has made you holy, has always protected you, and loves you as a mother. Blessed be you, my God, for … Continue reading

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As You Choose

My pastor told an interesting story today at mass. The gist of it went something like this: Near a village lived an old man who was very wise and could answer hard questions.  Many people came to him, seeking his … Continue reading

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Holes

What do you do with holes in your heart? the kind that create a huge void. the ones that numb you and drain any traces of life and joy from you.  the missing part of you that is now unstable … Continue reading

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Blessed are Those….

Blessed are those who mourn are among the beatitudes in today’s Gospel. I have been busy since returning home and I know many of you are wondering how I am.  Mourning can be a full time job in these first … 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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How foolish We Are!

My daily prayer time was much later than normal because I forgot until I went to settle into my evening Examen. I was flooded with emotion part way through the later and thought I would perhaps turn to my blog … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

I am laying in my bed in my new home – a wonderful two-bedroom apartment that will allow me to have visitors for tea and even for overnight.  The view is spectacular. I am on the eighth floor, overlooking the … Continue reading

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God’s Fingerprints

As I prepare to move, I am trying to declutter first.  No one warned me how emotional it might be to walk down Memory Lane. I stumbled across a box of items from a variety of eras:  class photos from … Continue reading

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Stored Treasures

The Gospel today speaks of not storing up for ourselves treasures on earth where they will be stolen or destroyed. Jesus recommends that we store up treasures in Heaven. Where our treasures are, they too are hearts will be found. … Continue reading

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