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{phfr} October 20

Well, finally I have some contenment around here that I can share.  In our current circumstances, that doesn’t happen every week.  So, here are some examples of happiness in my week. Lately, when the sun comes up but before it … Continue reading

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Poetry Tuesday – TO SAINT LUKE

Back in 1993, I was teaching Church History to the grade elevens at a Catholic girls’ school, and in the early part of the course we studied The Acts of the Apostles, written by St. Luke.  I love that book of … Continue reading

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A Blessed Easter – Canticle from Daniel

  Most high praise to our God on this blessed Easter day!  To praise Him, a brief selection from the book of Daniel, verses 74-81: Let the earth bless the Lord, Praise and exalt him above all forever. Mountains and … Continue reading

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Challenge to Service Week 8

My husband has continued to feel very weak, and I’m getting more and more concerned.  Whenever he has felt better, I hoped that it was the beginning of a turnaround, but that has not happened.  We have an appointment with … Continue reading

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Why Little Children?

In today’s Gospel reading, Jesus tells his disciples not to prevent little children from coming to him, and says, “Truly I tell you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never enter it.”  And … Continue reading

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Challenge to Service, Weeks 6 and 7

I’ve fallen behind a little in posting on my challenge, but I definitely have not given up!  Life got very busy for a while, that’s all. In the last couple of weeks I have been much better in giving patient … Continue reading

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God’s Threshold

At Morning Prayer today we were praying Psalm 84, about the beauty of God’s dwelling place, and I was struck by this line: The threshold of the house of God I prefer to the dwellings of the wicked. And afterward … Continue reading

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To Know And Be Known

I’m part of a group of women, eight or nine of us, now retired, who used to teach at a Catholic girls’ secondary school run by the Sisters of St. Ann.  We know each other pretty well, in that way that only … Continue reading

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Challenge to Service – Week 3

  Time for me to update on how my challenge to give patient service has gone this past week.  I have remembered more frequently to pray for this grace, and I’m grateful for that help from the Lord, because on … Continue reading

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Our Catholic Book Club And Me

Our monthly book club meeting occurred on Monday night, and I have been enjoying the benefits of it yesterday and today, with lots to think about.  For me, few things are better than being able to talk about books with … Continue reading

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