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Bearing Fruit

  The fruit of silence is prayer. The fruit of prayer is faith. The fruit of faith is love. The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. This philosophy was Mother Teresa’s calling card. It’s quite … Continue reading

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Music Monday: From the Inside Out

“Everlasting, Your light will shine when all else fades.” So many parts of this song speak to me, but this line stands out a bit more brightly for me today. When everything else is gone, when everything has fallen away, … Continue reading

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Where does change begin?

I am not a fan of politics, particularly in today’s environment. I truly admire and appreciate those who are committing their lives to making changes and trying to shape our world through it, but on no level is it for … Continue reading

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Explain

  When we can see our blessings and God’s work around us, it changes us. There is something different that is almost tangible. You may have felt it – the peace, the joy, the awe of seeing that there is … 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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Patience is a Virtue

  We’re going fishing today. It was a pretty big theme with Jesus. Several of the apostles were fishermen, and he had several fish related moments throughout the Gospels. I, however, have never been very good at fishing. I like … Continue reading

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Peace

“The peace that surpasses all understanding.” This is how Paul describes what your spirit is like when you are filled with the Holy Spirit. Or with faith, or with Jesus, or … I spend my time trying to put into … Continue reading

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Micah 4:4

“Everyone will sit under their own vine and under their own fig tree, and no one will make them afraid.” (Micah 4:4) It’s a quote that George Washington referenced often, and is included in the musical Hamilton. I love the … Continue reading

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The Power of Love

  I’ve been thinking about the Holy Spirit recently. We have a picture of God as Father, and one of Jesus as Son and Savior, but the Holy Spirit doesn’t get a lot of press outside of looking like a … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

It is human nature to name things. It gives us a structure to classify and organize the world around us. This can be a good thing. When suffering with vague symptoms for a long time, it is comforting to give … Continue reading

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