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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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New and Old

I’m in the front half of an “at home” retreat with a friend using the book 40 weeks  by Fr. William Watson, SJ.  We are in week 11.  I am to write a letter to Jesus asking for his help … Continue reading

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Busy Girl

Many times I’ve heard people comment to me “busy girl” as I speak about what fills my day.  Mom taught us that way.  She would take on projects no matter what time of the day or night.  There was always … Continue reading

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Ears to hear

I just finished boiling, cutting and freezing 60 ears of corn.  It’s not a bad job, not exactly fun but come winter the taste of fresh picked and quickly frozen sweet corn is a taste everyone in my family loves.  … Continue reading

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More parables

Today Jesus tells us more on the parables of the mustard seed and the leavening.  I love these stories and so do my 3-6 year old students in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd class at our parish.  The children can’t … Continue reading

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All in

Today in my community of Apostoli Viae, our founder, Dan Burke, shared an audio reflection.  As I listened, I sat in a chair facing a window looking out to the field behind my home.  This picture is of my view … Continue reading

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