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Sometimes God gives us a whisper. One we can hear if we pay attention. It’s a nudge toward what we need to remember. It can come in odd places where we least expect it. My nudge came from a stranger on social media who asked me if I will continue this blog. It’s been here, …
The common home of all men and women must continue to rise on the foundations of a right understanding of universal fraternity and respect for the sacredness of every human life, of every man and every woman, the poor, the elderly, children, the infirm, the unborn, the unemployed, the abandoned, those considered disposable because they …
God sometimes asks us to follow an unexpected path with him. One that leaves our current path behind completely and starts anew. It is difficult to leave behind life as we know it, and forge ahead to the unknown. We must deal with many emotions, including negative ones — fear, disappointment, loneliness, failure, pain. Still …
What people don’t realize is how much religion costs. They think faith is a big electric blanket, when of course it is the cross. Flannery O’Connor The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O’Connor
Advent is a season of preparation for one of the greatest gifts of all time – the birth of a child named Jesus, who would come to sacrifice himself for those he loved. Many see Jesus as a prophet, but for Christians he is Emmanuel, God with us. Jesus reached out to anyone in need …
When I was a little one, I met Mother Teresa. She attended some kind of presentation at a baseball field. She was in the state to possibly bring the Missionaries of Charity there (which she did, and the sisters are still there today). I was determined to meet her. My Dad went with me to …
Dream Over That was the headline for a story on Susan Boyle, the contestant who caught the attention of the world in Britain’s TV talent show – Britain’s Got Talent.  She wasn’t your average – wait, she was your average-looking singer.  She wasn’t this polished, made-up and groomed mega-star like Beyoncé – or whatever she’s …
  If you judge people, you have no time to love them.   Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta    
Where has God revealed himself today?  The answer is everywhere – if we happened to notice. Time is that elusive prize we chase, yet waste and let pass us by often without a thought.  We need to take more time to see the world around you – to watch the clouds as they move past. …
Broken things are precious. We eat broken bread because we share in the death of our Lord and his broken life. Broken flowers give perfume. Broken incense is used in adoration. A broken ship saved Paul and many other passengers on the way to Rome. Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into …
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