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To Give Is to Receive


“For it is in giving that we receive.”

-St. Francis of Assisi


Rationally, your mind isn’t going to accept what I am about to tell you. 696 more words

Everyday Spirituality

I surrender my life.

I surrender my will.

I surrender my heart to You.

I surrender my hands.

I surrender my speech.

I surrender my All to You.

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Garin Writes

Hey all!

We sent an email to you when we were in Portomarin. We arrived in Santiago on July 20, right on our desired date. We managed to plan our hikes so that our last day was only about 10 kilometers, allowing us a relaxed walk into Santiago in the morning. 542 more words

Camino De Frances

Sister Death

Blessed are those feet that walk with Sister Death in her dreamkingdom, for our Lord’s feet have consecrated the ground on which they tread!

So often we associate death with evil and darkness. 325 more words

Being the Church without Going to Church?

There are a lot of people in America who are angry at the church today.  And why not?  It has at times supported a variety of awful things: slavery, the destroying of Native American communities, unjust laws that favor the wealthy over the poor, discrimination against women and homosexuals, etc. 544 more words

St. Francis

How Authentic is Your Ministry?

The Apostle Paul described his own ministry:

To the weak I became weak, so that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that I might by all means save some.

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St. Francis

Releasing the Birds

Up soared the lark into the air,
A shaft of song, a wingéd prayer,
As if a soul released from pain
Were flying back to heaven again.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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From God-Haunted Lunatic