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Psalm 23 A Love Song

Psalm 23

A psalm of David.

1 The Lord is my shepherd;

Yahweh is the one who cares for me. He watches over me, making sure no harm comes my way. 499 more words

Holy Scriptures

Leaving Home and Legacy

I’ve been thinking a lot about dying lately. Maybe not so much dying as just not being here anymore.

This week I will be signing the papers that will detach me from the house I grew up in, the homey, red brick colonial that my family has owned since 1958. 617 more words

Occasional Essays

Discover Your Sacred Story

Don’t you just love it when God keeps reminding us of something everywhere we turn.  Yesterday the Holy Father announced an extraordinary holy year, a Jubilee Year of Mercy. 689 more words

Pope Francis

A Prayer for Our Modern Martyrs

Lord God, you search the hearts of all, both the good and the wicked. May those who are in danger for love of you, find security in you now, and, in the day of judgment, may they rejoice in seeing you face to face. 41 more words

The Spiritual Life

My Lent 2015

Lent is my favorite liturgical season because I’m a depressing-kind of guy.  The sorrowful mysteries of Our Lord appeal to my melancholic nature, and the sadness during this season counter-balances the joy I feel throughout the rest of the year. 765 more words

The Spiritual Life

Lent - day 1

This morning I returned to a study I’d started a while ago, but had not done in a while. Beth Moore’s A Woman’s heart, God’s dwelling place is the study. 338 more words

Beth Moore