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Sown in the Heart

When I think about today’s Gospel reading, I cannot help but think of Dad’s garden this year, with its wild mix of weeds and flowers.  Dad was a pretty darn good sower. He always had more tomatoes than he could … Continue reading

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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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Remembering the Long Way

My friend from Germany had sent an email earlier this week, telling me that she would hold my family in her heart on Thursday which in the city in which she would be that day would be celebrating the Feast … Continue reading

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Soul-Guardian

Vocation Sunday and Good Shepherd Sunday have marvelous readings today.  I proclaimed the second one tonight at mass.  As I had prepared earlier in the day, the final words spoke to me: …now you have returned to the shepherd and … Continue reading

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Obedient to the Point

What is your tipping point for following Christ, for declaring your faith, for laying down your will?  We all have them.  When life’s challenges arise is when those boundaries become clear.  Do we only sing Hosannas when all is well … Continue reading

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Lord, If You Had….

ch How often do we blame God for not coming through when we needed something?  The Gospel today has Mary stating an opinion that could be uttered by any of us: Lord, if you had been here, my brother would … Continue reading

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Rise and Anoint

What if we all saw with the eyes of God? Today’s readings should shake us up a bit, leading us to fine tune our vision. I have always loved the First Reading from 1 Samuel where Samuel is asked to … Continue reading

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