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Random ( hopefully inspired ) Thought

Exodus 31. “‘Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant. It is a sign between Me and the children of Israel forever; for in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day He rested and was refreshed.’ And when He had made an end of speaking with him on Mount Sinai, He gave Moses two tablets of the Testimony, tablets of stone, written with the finger of God’” (Verses 16-18). 44 more words

God

Easter

In England today there are chocolate eggs and rabbits. In France the church bells are silent as the bells of St Peter’s fly to the children, tied with ribbons and flowers. 871 more words

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The saint who helped bring me back to the Church

When it came to be time to select my confirmation name, I chose John.

Officially, my choice came from St. John Berchmans, the patron of altar servers. 411 more words

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Spiritual Direction: a book review

One of my favorite teachers on Christian spirituality is Gordon Smith. I have been privileged to take classes from him at Regent college in the sacraments and conversion & spiritual transformation. 426 more words

Books

Praying For Our Youth

I was checking the news in my city on Twitter and I came across a tweet that said that an 11 year old and a 16 year old were suspects in a carjacking, burglary and kidnapping. 302 more words

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Solace

Everybody seeks a space
still and quiet, where we
return to ourselves, over
and over again
affirming,

this is real
this is good
this is pure. 9 more words

Thought Of The Day

Holy Saturday

For many Christians, today is a quiet day of prayer and mourning prior to the joyous celebration of Christ’s resurrection.  My prayer today is for wisdom gained from introspection, peace within, and joy in the morning.  Happy Easter!

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