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Advent Calendar 6

“In a time of drastic change one can be too preoccupied with what is ending or too obsessed with what seems to be beginning. In either case one loses touch with the present and with its obscure but dynamic possibilities. 81 more words

Say Yes to Life

The way of Love is always the best way.

(Listen to my song “Take the Road Less Traveled” by clicking HERE)

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Luke 1:38… 356 more words
Today's Contemplation

Merton the Rigid?

On Facebook this evening I posted a quotation, asking people to guess its author without recourse to Google. There were some interesting guesses, but one canny lady got to it by a clever process of questioning and reasoning. 651 more words

Church Life

Comfort, Comfort My People - Jesuits of the Midwest

“Comfort, comfort my people…speak tenderly to them,” says our God.
“Speak tenderly” — these words to a community that has lost everything: its land, its temple, and seemingly its God. 162 more words

Inspiring Blogs

I Will Welcome Winter as a Sabbath

By Amanda Cleary Eastep

I have two memories of snow.

They stick like individual snowflakes to window glass, their intricacies blatantly announcing God’s mathematical genius…his ability to condense the universe into a melting, faceted jewel (or the savior into a newborn)… 969 more words

Things That Do NOT Begin With F

Spirit of Universe

“By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me.The sky seems to be a pure,a cooler blue,the trees a deeper green.The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.”-Thomas Merton

Quick Links 5th December 2016

Each week I’ll try and post quick links to things that I’ve seen, read, inspired me or just sparked my interest in the previous week, with a little background and my thoughts and other things that I’ve been up to in the previous week. 250 more words

Quick Links