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Expect Good News

I will be on retreat for the next days, as one of three facilitators – and I will take the text below with me for reflection. It’s my turn to write a Lent reflection about this passage just when I return. … Continue reading

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Making Mistakes

Some people, like me, shudder inwardly at the thought of making mistakes. Some people shrug their shoulders, and the thought doesn’t really trouble them. Since I’ve been really anxious in the last days about a mistake I made at work … Continue reading

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Joy-Challenged

Originally posted on Richer By Far:
“Joy is the most infallible sign of the presence of God.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin  . “In some religious circles, joy, humor, and laughter are viewed as excessive, irrelevant, ridiculous, inappropriate, and even scandalous.…

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2015

This is a year I begin without any specific expectations or goals to work towards. Last year I thought I might leave my job towards the end of the year to join a religious community. The year before I had … Continue reading

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What’s Wonderful?

Someone just posted on one of the many social networking sites, “Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen”. That doesn’t even give me the hint of a smile. Since when would believing that change a thing? I have … Continue reading

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What Brings Your Love Alive?

As so often, I am once again quoting from a wonderful blog called “Richer By Far” – from a post called, “When You Don’t Need Spiritual Disciplines”: The master was asked, ‘What is spirituality?’ He said, ‘Spirituality is that which succeeds in bringing … Continue reading

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Give Me a Pathless Place To Wait

“… waiting for clarity of call, waiting until God shows us the next right step, waiting for the Spirit to go ahead of us to light the way. When it’s not clear to us what is invited, we wait, watch … Continue reading

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