Tag Archives: Hope

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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Judging or being judged

How do we go about our days without feeling judged or casting a judging thought?  Do I answer a question or act in light of how I think someone will think of me?  In today’s Gospel, Herod really didn’t want … 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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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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Mary Magdalene

Who was this woman Mary Magdalene?  I believe a model of courage, faith and conviction.  I see her likeness in a great number of people today.  Even me. I am favored to have had two times in my life where … Continue reading

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Something greater

Taking a few days off of writing gives a greater perspective in this new effort to share the Gospel daily with blogging. Who am I really talking to?  It is to you, the reader; however it is mainly to my … Continue reading

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