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4 photos from Assisi

I have been back from Assisi for a few weeks now, after spending over two weeks on pilgrimage there. The effects of the experience are still sinking in. 669 more words


One Set of Footprints or Two?

There is a popular poem about two sets of footprints in the sand where one disappears sometimes.  It is said that in hard times, Jesus doesn’t just walk beside us, he carries us.  382 more words

St. Francis

Believing in Diabolical Powers – It’s not for wimps.

In St. Francis’s culture, the devil, demons, and evil powers had an enormous presence in the practice of spirituality.  It is impossible to know St. Francis without understanding the spiritual warfare against such evil beings that filled his daily activities.  238 more words

St. Francis

For When I Don't Have Words

Reading the news the last few weeks has left me at a loss for words. The first time I was asked to be liturgist at church this morning I turned it down. 412 more words

Falling in love with Assisi (with a little help from Rebekah, and Francis)

I have to say that Assisi has become my favorite Italian town. The place is idyllic. Set into the side of the mountain; commanding spectacular views; anchored by the work of St. 855 more words


Fatal wreck: Motorcyclist killed after striking parked SUV near Howard & Lipton

ST. FRANCIS (WITI) — St. Franics police responded to a fatal motorcycle crash early Friday morning, August 15th near E. Howard Avenue and Lipton Avenue. 54 more words


Thankful Thursday: We are Family

I don’t believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at.

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