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Valentines for God

Featured on CatholicWritersGuild.com How are your New Year’s resolutions going? Feeling guilty yet? The excesses of the holidays make clear the need to evaluate many aspects of our lives and resolve to change them. In February we realize how idealistic … Continue reading

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The Will of God

The will of God will never take you The will of God will never take you, Where the grace of God cannot keep you, Where the arms of God cannot support you, Where the riches of God cannot supply your … Continue reading

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Featured Favorite: The Love Leaf

I was getting in the car at the Y after our water aerobics class, waiting for my husband, Phil. Then I noticed a shiny shiny leaf that had fallen from a Bradford pear tree nearby. As I picked up the … Continue reading

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Joy Complete in Jesus

Jesus tells us in John 15: 9-11 “As the Father loves me, so I also love you.” Wow! Who could ask to be loved more than that? The Father loves Jesus more than we can ever imagine or put into … Continue reading

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Friar’s Corner: The heart of Christian life: Christ’s loving mercy

2 Samuel 12:7-10,13; Ps 32:1-2, 5,7,11; Galatians 2:16, 19-21; Luke 7:36-50 The first and gospel stories today are expressions of God’s mercy and forgiveness for the humans he created. This mercy is completely unmerited. God’s love or mercy is a … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of a Father’s Blessing

Featured in NewEvangelizers.com I wish my father had read The Healing Power of a Father’s Blessing by Linda Schubert. He parented his three daughters from a distance, following the familiar pattern of how he was raised. Oh, Daddy was in … Continue reading

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Show up and let God love you!

  Featured on CatholicMom.com         Two funerals last week 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 … Continue reading

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Friar’s Corner: Are figs on your tree?

Exodus 3:1-8a, 13-15; Ps 103:1-4, 6-8, 11; 1 Cor 10:1-6, 10-12; Lk 13:1- The first reading, Exodus 3:1-8, and the gospel, Luke 13:1-9, concern tree fruitfulness. While tending Jethro’s flock across the desert, Moses sees a burning bush that is … Continue reading

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