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SHOW DON’T TELL

Writers are always reminded to “Show, don’t tell”. That advice is wisdom for life too.  It is easy to verbally express our beliefs, our opinions, our thoughts, but much more challenging to act upon those with conviction. We can and … Continue reading

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2019 – A TRANSFORMATIVE YEAR

I initially posted this in 2018 – Sadly it is still relevant so I will re-post.  Additionally, in light of recent displays of intolerance, I am posting the themes of Catholic Social Teaching as an educational tool. Racism, rude behavior, … Continue reading

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VIRTUES, FRUITS AND GIFTS

       I am a reader and writer; a ponderer and prayer.  I enjoy thinking about the big questions of life. Lately, I’ve found myself adversely impacted emotionally and psychologically by the horrifying and troubling cancer of hate and violence that seems to … Continue reading

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A CHILD SHALL LEAD

This morning as I was reading scripture, inspirational devotions and writing in my journal, I ran across a prayer I wanted to share.  It is excerpted from Living Faith, Vol. 32; No. 3, by Phil Fox Rose. THE SET ASIDE … Continue reading

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THE MISGUIDED SEARCH FOR A SAVIOR.

Recently, some people have elevated Donald Trump to the position of savior, as though he had been personally anointed by God to deliver all who are fearful, feeling insecure, or feeling unheard.  This bothers me.  They argue that God uses … Continue reading

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UNITY & HUMILITY

The Last shall be first; the First shall be last.  This biblical phrase seems to run counter to what average Americans strive for in their lives.  It isn’t what we want to hear and yet over and over counter-cultural phrases … Continue reading

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END TIMES MIND GAMES

Lately I’ve read enough doomsday and end-times scenarios to last me a lifetime!  I mean, the fear-mongering and hopelessness in these s0-called prophecies are eating away at the serenity of the mind.  Jesus said to “Be Not Afraid.”  He said that … Continue reading

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