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First Week of Easter: Peter – a new man

  In the movie, The Time Traveler’s Wife, there are two distinct storylines in told in very different timeframes. It’s a little hard to keep track of the actions, but eventually they come together and it all becomes a little clearer. … Continue reading

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Dare to Dream

  I found this the other day on Instagram, and had to share it with you. Thank you @honestwomanhood for an incredible reflection. Enjoy! Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves, when our dreams have come … Continue reading

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Are you going to be in New York?

  Life is full of surprises. It is easy to accept them when they bring joy, but not so easy when the surprise brings difficulty. Discover the stories that tell us how to live in those moments of uncertainty as … Continue reading

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Music Monday: You Make Me Brave – Amanda Cook

  As I wrote my first Bible study, Be Not Afraid: Living with Faith in the Midst of a Fearful World, I knew that there were so many people who needed to hear the words “Be Not Afraid” from their … Continue reading

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Before you go…

  I have never been present at the end of adoration on Holy Thursday night before tonight. I’ve always gone at the beginning, as Jesus enters the garden with the apostles after the Last Supper. I’ve always been there in … Continue reading

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Fire in my Soul

I love to sit by the fire, good book in one hand, hot mug in the other, the smell and crackle of the burning wood filling the air, the cold kept at bay as I am surrounded by warmth. I … Continue reading

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New year, new start

Happy New Year! I’ve said before that I always love beginnings. The start of spring as the plants start to grow, the beginning of the school year, and the beginning of a new calendar year are all points to stop … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid – My Bible Study is Here!

  I am so excited to introduce my first Bible study. When I read that the Bible says “Be Not Afraid” 365 times, I was curious. First, to see if it was true-it’s not, but Scripture does say the phrase … Continue reading

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Passion

The traditional practices of Lent – prayer, fasting, and almsgiving – all help us to grow in the very things that are lived out in the Passion. We have grown closer to God in prayer, grown in strength of will … Continue reading

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Tell Me What to Do

We generally don’t like people telling us what to do. There are places for it – assignments for a class or a job description – but otherwise, it is a touchy thing to be told what to do. The hardest … Continue reading

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