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Prayer and Wonder in Nature

Posted by Justin Patrick

This past Thanksgiving weekend, I came home to a wonderful surprise. My mom had set up pictures representing each station of the cross along the trail in our woods. 547 more words

Justin Patick

To Try

I try. I’ve always tried. When I was a kid, I tried to be good, I tried to be smart, I tried to keep the peace in our house. 546 more words

Occasional Essays

The Six Life Lessons of Japanese Knotweed

No, Japanese Knotweed is not some new Asian meditation technique where you sit on a hard floor with your legs knotted into uncomfortable positions and try to negate your being. 451 more words

Occasional Essays

The Tree of Life

Each year, on September 14th, the Church celebrates a Feast Day called The Exaltation of the Cross. It’s a commemoration of how Saint Helena recovered the actual cross of Jesus. 274 more words