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Sharing your faith

  When you think of evangelization, do you think of someone standing on their soapbox, condemning everyone who doesn’t believe or act the way they think they should? Whether literal or figurative, I think this is the way that many … Continue reading

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Locked away

  This weekend, we read the Gospel with the story of Doubting Thomas. Now, the Catholic Church rotates the Sunday readings on a three-year cycle. Even some of the Holy Week readings vary, based on the year. However, on the Sunday … 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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Forgive them, Lord.

The Eleventh Station: Jesus is Nailed to the Cross As Jesus hangs from the cross, He has every reason to call down punishment and judgment on the people who placed Him there and on the people who come by to … 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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I’m waiting…

God is funny sometimes. I write a chapter in Be Not Afraid about how we shouldn’t fear delays, and God gives me a two month halt in the progress of something I am trying to do. I was going strong, and then … Continue reading

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Good fear?

“Fear can propel you into action like no other emotion.” A friend of mine said this as we talked about my Bible study, Be Not Afraid. I generally think of fear as preventing action, but then I thought of my … 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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Got Talent?

  This weekend, I heard the parable of the talents. You know, the one where the master leaves three servants with one, three, and five talents (money worth about a year’s wages)? Two of them invest the talents and double … Continue reading

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