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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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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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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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Grace bestowed

I’m taking a little liberty here since it is late on Saturday and I wanted to get this post up.  Why?  Because I feel a connection with the few of you reading my blog.  I feel the Lord always has … 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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The will of the Father

Matthew 12:46-50.   “whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister and mother.” What is your will Father?  To love you and love my neighbor?  The seasons

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Hear His voice

“If today you hear his voice, harden not your heart.” That was the Gospel Acclamation for today.  It came before we read Matthew 11:20-24.   Jesus speaks of the towns in which many healings took place.  He reproaches  them because … Continue reading

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Division or Invitation?

Today’s Gospel is compelling.  See Matthew 10:34-11:1    At first glance it looks like a very dictating and demanding Jesus. I wrote about it recently (See Spreading the word) and thought about the divisional side of relationships with Christ and … Continue reading

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