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The Canaanite Woman

The apostles thought she was a nuisance and asked Jesus to get rid of her. Jesus had gone to the region of Tyre and Sidon, modern-day Lebanon, and a local woman approached him for a favor. 622 more words

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St Alphonsus: On the Particular Judgment

“Give an account of thy stewardship.” LUKE xvi. 2. BELOVED Christians, of all the goods of nature, of fortune, and of grace, which we have received from God, we are not the masters, neither can we dispose of them as we please; we are but the administrators of them; and therefore we should employ them according to the will of God, who is our Lord. 558 more words


Review of Bo Giertz's "With My Own Eyes"

“The cup stood empty before him on the table.”

Those words. A simple sentence. Here on this page it is unremarkable. But in its context, this line is as stunning as it is short. 839 more words


Come Together in Love

“‘Again, amen, I say to you, if two of you agree on earth
about anything for which they are to pray,
it shall be granted to them by my heavenly Father.

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Everyday Blessings

8/20/2017 Lord, Help Me

Ordinary Time (Proper 15)
Genesis 45:1–15; Psalm 133; Romans 11:1–2a, 29–32; Matthew 15:10–28

The news this past weekend out of Charlottesville, Virginia, has been troubling on both moral and political grounds. 660 more words

Gospel Of Matthew

The Wind Ceased

The full readings for today can be found here.

And they cried out in fear. But immediately Jesus spoke to them and said, “Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid.” 1,231 more words

Hate Has No Place

I’ve been on kind of an unintended hiatus from the blog lately for a few reasons. First off, my mom has been in and out of the hospital, and while she is definitely doing better, there’s been a lot of doctor’s appointments and other things she’s needed help with. 1,276 more words

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