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Wounded Healers

Ah, poor Thomas, late to the party and thus left out of rejoicing.  I will not believe, he asserts, even though all the others say that Jesus is risen and has returned. We are sometimes slow to catch on.  There … Continue reading

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Trauma and Drama

Life has been, as I have said before, the best of times and the worst of times recently. Trauma and drama seem to have played a major part in trying to suck the life out of me.  They have wrestled … Continue reading

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Those Invited

  This week was book ended by weddings, one away and one local. The first one was for my cousin’s oldest daughter, a young 20-something-year-old, starting her life with her best friend.  Last night’s was a friend, marrying for the … Continue reading

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Let Grace Lead

This day has given me much to ponder, from start to end.  During my morning prayer time, I read the meditation that accompanies the Sunday mass readings. Towards the end of it, these words by Kelly Bourke touched a chord … Continue reading

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No Answer At All

I have been thinking about the Gospel yesterday about the Canaanite woman who shouts at Jesus to have mercy on her because her daughter is tormented by a demon.  Mathew 15 says: But he did not answer her at all.  … Continue reading

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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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