Category Archives: Love

Music Monday: Calling All Angels

We are surrounded by angels. Some we can see, some we can only detect by a brush of a wing, and some come to us completely undetected. It’s hard to see them sometimes, when our world doesn’t look quite the … Continue reading

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Do you know me?

Do you have that friend who has known you forever? Someone who can finish the story you tell about “That time when…,” or someone who knows something is wrong just by the tone of your voice? They haven’t just known … Continue reading

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Music Monday: So Small

It’s summer, so it’s time for Music Monday again. Time for some new songs and some old songs. Some songs that are overtly Christian, and some that don’t seem to be at first glance. This song is one of those … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

  “Jesus does not call Thomas ‘The Doubter,’ in the same way that he does not call Peter ‘The Denier,’ or Andrew ‘The Deserter.’ The devil calls us by our sin. God calls us by our name and gives us … Continue reading

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Gifts vs. Calling

  “Your gift will open doors for you, but your calling will help you open doors for others.” Rev. Tejado Hanchell We are given so many gifts. It can take us a while to discover what they are, and even … Continue reading

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Spelling Lessons

As I taught some basic Spanish to a class of second graders, I thought I would get some help from an expert. There was a little boy in the class who had recently moved from Mexico. His English was quite … Continue reading

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Let’s talk

“The Gospel lives in conversation with the culture, and if the Church holds back from the culture, the Gospel itself falls silent.” – Saint John Paul the Great We naturally gravitate towards people who think like we do, agree with … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead. – Blaise Pascal Continuing on the talking theme… I love this quote. There are times that we just need to vent, express ourselves, or … Continue reading

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Check your ingredients

Have you ever had a cake that looks incredible but tastes horrible? All the effort was put into the decorating, but the recipe just falls flat? As our priest talked to our high school seniors this weekend, he likened their plans … Continue reading

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Let me do it.

I have been dealing with some health issues with my youngest child lately. I hate when my children suffer. As we work our way through doctor’s appointments, physical therapy, referrals, and tests, I have thought about why this is so … Continue reading

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