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Patience, The Virtue

We watched the warm musky skies, dulling and rusted, as we found our way back to the underground. The brick facades radiating warm, golden brown hues as the setting sun threw its very last rays against the terracotta store fronts. 219 more words

The Need for Fasting

Earlier this week, the Ignatian spiritual exercises I’ve been doing had me contemplate the events immediately following the Baptism of Christ: his retreat into the desert to fast, and then be tempted by Satan. 340 more words

Life In Christ

THIS CHRIST MASS

That
Season of mass is here again
When everyone looks out for a little or extra gain
A mixture of truth and righteousness, bitterness and pain… 470 more words

Poetry

Two Steps Bakwards

One step forwards, two steps backwards. That is the way it feels sometimes.

The forward step in my life has been well documented the last few weeks: more prayer, more concentration on my relationship with God and my attitudes and behavior in his sight, and peace. 403 more words

Spiritual Life

New words for Sally

Some blurry words for Sally — tag, you’re it!

Words For Sally

Talking About Modesty

“The long-term solution requires some serious thought about why our society still has such a major problem with modesty. One reason people fear talking about modesty is that they don’t want to be perceived as “blaming the victim”, and they don’t wish to imply that a female bears any responsibility for a male’s ugly behavior. 206 more words

Empathy

John Steinbeck wrote, “I wonder how many people I’ve looked at all my life and never seen.”

How many indeed?

Lately I have been dwelling on the concept of empathy. 1,651 more words