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Grief, Joy and Alleluia!

Grief came during a birthday call to my husband on Sunday with news that his nephew Billy was severely beaten, left for dead, then discovered by a friend who put him to bed. When Billy’s concerned parents, not able to … Continue reading

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Two funerals show me how to let God love me

Featured on New Evangelizers Two funerals of close friends of more than 40 years were not what I planned to do in a busier-than-usual week. But funerals are never convenient; we go with the flow. Both funerals were at the … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: Amazing Grace

by Diane Roe We all know the touching song, “Amazing Grace.” Instead of trying to sing that without crying, now I sing it smiling. The words “I once was lost but now I’m found, was blind but now I see,” … Continue reading

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ACWB: Protected Vulnerability

Our neighbor, Maria Magdalena, whom we know and love as Magda, died alone in the middle of the night. Her lungs collapsed from a respiratory infection after a bout with the flu. We prepared food for many of her family … Continue reading

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In honor of James Foley: A Prayer for Journalists

A Prayer for Journalists by St. Francis de Sales, patron saint of writers and journalists Almighty God, Strengthen and direct, we pray, the will of all whose work it is to write what many read, and to speak where many … Continue reading

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Surviving the Superstorm

A powerful surge of water devastated the Atlantic coast just days before a political surge devastated the Christians in America. Both the people on the coast and the Christians braced themselves for a powerful superstorm but neither group was fully … Continue reading

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