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Taking Time

My mother died in 1988 on the feast of Therese of Lisieux. Therese was her favorite saint, and I am sure as the day is long that Therese was waiting at the party in heaven for her – celebrating the peace she long deserved coming to its fullness.

This morning I realized that while grieving is […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Blog, Reflection, Retreat, Time, Uncategorized|0 Comments

St. John Daily Decalogue Part 3

Only for today, I will be happy in the certainty that I was created to be happy, not only in the other world but also in this one. – St. John XXIII

I heard several times that in an African version of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the answer to the question of “Why were […]

By |February 19th, 2016|Blog, Lent, Reflection, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reflection of the Day: Vocation – Parker Palmer

Vocation at its deepest level is NOT,
“Oh, boy, do I want to go to this strange place where I have to learn a new way to live and where no one, including me, understands what I’m doing.”
Vocation at its deepest level IS,
“This is something I can’t not do, for reasons I’m unable to explain to […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments