Tag Archives: #TrustingGod

What We Do

Most of us know the other Francis–of Assisi.  This is the man from whom the current pope chose his name, despite being a Jesuit.  St. Francis of Xavier was one of the first to join the Society of Jesus in … Continue reading

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A Promise is a Promise

Both Feast days of yesterday and today are about promises of God and how we react to them.  Yesterday, on the Feast of the Holy Family we see Mary and Joseph presenting the Christ-child at the temple.  Simeon and Anna … 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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Those Who Hope

Stones….we like to throw them at other people.  I am always intrigued a bit by people who listen to a self-help style of presentation and pigeon-hole others into boxes rather than figuring out how the new knowledge might be healing … Continue reading

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Exactly Where I Am Meant

Interesting readings today! I always think of a friend of mine when I read the Nathanael reading. He and I share a special memory regarding it. Nathanael is a man without deceit we are told, a man who knows that … Continue reading

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Spoiled Clay

The Potter image is a beautiful one, especially if you are an artist. I have friends who are potters, happily sharing the work of their hands. In Jeremiah 18, God is likened to a potter. The Lord tells Jeremiah to … Continue reading

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Trust Me

  A year ago I was in a hospital bed, recovering from a liver resection.  The doctors were not sure that I would survive the surgery and even if I did they were uncertain whether the surgery would be successful. … Continue reading

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