Tag Archives: desire

Come Be My Light: Instructions

I mentioned in my post on Come Be My Light, that we are all called to bring the light of Christ into the world. As this call was ringing in my soul, the readings at Mass were filled with light as … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Jesse Tree Day 21: Christmas Today, as Jesus is born, we approach the manger. Paintings show the scene filled with light, peaceful animals, angels, shepherds, and of course, Mary, Joseph, and Jesus. The inn has no room, but somehow, this … Continue reading

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Don’t lose your head

This weekend, the homily included a story about a woman whose son had fallen into the water off a pier. After he was rescued and returned to her, she complained that his head was missing. The priest went on to discuss … Continue reading

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A little something sweet

I have to brag on myself a little today. I came up with the best activity for my middle schoolers this weekend. As we started our session, I offered them a choice of a piece of candy or a piece … Continue reading

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How are we supposed to pray always?

We are told to pray unceasingly. (1Thess 5:16) Now, if you’re like me or anyone else, that concept is a little hard to imagine. I mean, at some point we have to go to work, put dinner on the table … Continue reading

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Lent

As we start Lent, I have a wonderful prayer that I have read. Whatever it is that you are giving up, whatever you are adding, as you start this period of cleansing and preparation, this prayer gives a great perspective. … Continue reading

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Top Ten

  Have you ever wondered why coveting is one of the Big 10? Not only part, but actually 2 of the 10 commandments – 20%. Killing, stealing, and adultery I get. Honoring God and not checking out other gods? Makes … Continue reading

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Seeking

There is a retreat program at our church, and each time the team giving the retreat comes up with a verse as their theme. Several of the banners are on display right now, and I thought I would go through … Continue reading

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Order Forms

How often is your prayer an order form given to the handyman? More often than I care to admit, I fall into this. I’m at least polite and grateful, but it’s an order form of things that I need filled … Continue reading

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