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Heart moves feet

Oh poor rich man!  You follow the commandments but ask for more.  You want to please God and grow closer but your many possessions stand in the way.  What stands in my way to growing closer to Christ?  Matthew 19:16-22 … Continue reading

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Women of great faith

Yesterday was the feast of the Assumption of Mary, Mother of God.  Now we read about a woman of great faith who persistently sought out Jesus to heal her daughter.  What a great weekend of Scripture! Mary believed the impossible.  … Continue reading

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Sowing and reaping

Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. If I choose to give little then I will receive little.  If I choose to give in abundance, I will be returned an abundance.  (2 … Continue reading

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Spiritual gifts

I went to a Latin Mass today.  I am coming to love attending more often as I find the quietness and distinct movements with specific purpose draws me in to what is really occurring …. the sacrifice of Christ, the … Continue reading

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Spiritually Directed

I know many of my followers are aware that I am in training to become a certified spiritual director.  Today’s Gospel (Matthew 17:14-20) hit me with what that would look like if I did not have faith the size of … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

Driving home yesterday from a short visit with family in Tennessee, we (a granddaughter, her husband and three children 2, 4 and 7 years old) stopped in Metropolis Illinois for a short break. Of course we had to go see … Continue reading

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A Gathering

On a little vacation with many of my family….. and as I read today’s responsorial Psalm 102 tonight after a long day, I couldn’t help but think of how delighted the Lord must have been for us to be gathered … Continue reading

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When fear strikes

Probably one of the most known passages in Scripture is in today’s Gospel (Matthew 14:22-36).  During the fourth watch of the night, he came toward them, walking on the sea.  When the disciples saw him walking on the sea they … Continue reading

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