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No Man Left Behind

Pentecost approaches. We are in the middle of “the 50” and the life of the Church looks forward to the reminder.  We remember the day that it was all too, too real and God chose to put  a final rest … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Feet

I think we sometimes become blasé at the idea of wonder.  You know, the things that so astound us that we just shake our heads and say or think things like:  “Wow, God did that,”  “That beauty is amazing, only God’s … Continue reading

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Shelter

You may or may not be familiar with the phrase “road trip” depending on your age.  That phrase, though, defined a generation and coined many phrases that are in the American lexicon of nostalgia.  There was a time when friends … Continue reading

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Three Sides

I  must admit I lament the way many of my Catholic brothers and sisters lack knowledge of the scriptures.  I sometimes hear crazy stuff that defames the Old Testament, the discipline of memorizing scripture or even the idea of having … Continue reading

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Senior Moments

The following is a not an uncommon claim for people who spend time with the elderly or those who have symptoms of afflictions like Alzheimer’s or dementia:  “I’ve heard that one million times before!”   We often witness that comment couched … Continue reading

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The Veil

Have you ever stood in a sanctuary at night after the lights are out?  Have you ever been in a cemetery close to dusk? Have you ever spent time in an adoration chapel by yourself?  Were you ever in a … Continue reading

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Lent: Highlighting Forgiveness & Redemption for All; Even “Dutch” Schultz

We are now into the third week of Lent and the road to redemption has been halfway traveled. Throughout the world Catechumens have almost reached their goal of full inclusion into the Catholic Church, which takes place during the Easter … Continue reading

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Same Old, Same Old

Even if you are not an avid theater fan, I bet you know this line:  “Tradition, tra-di-tion!”  Right, Fiddler on the Roof.  This great musical is basically a story of ethnicity and the patriarch’s struggle to keep the practices of … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps of being a Spiritual Writer

Step Two – “Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore our writing to sanity” Now that we have taken a good look at giving our writing to God, let’s take a good look at ourselves. Can … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps of being a Spiritual Writer

Step Two – “Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore our writing to sanity”   How do you remain spiritually sane? There are many methods that will keep you grounded, solid and living in truth. The … Continue reading

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