Tag Archives: love

Circle of Good: Loving the sinner

featured on CatholicWritersGuild.com Our parents and spiritual mentors taught to hate the sin and love the sinner. This haunting story, compelling me to share it. The author is unknown and the facts cannot be authenticated. Like a biblical parable, the message … Continue reading

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You are being watched!

Featured on CatholicMom.com In your neighborhood, at work, school and on the soccer field; at the movies, at the mall and at church, curious eyes are on you. You are being watched. Why you? Because everyone around you craves something … Continue reading

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God’s To-Do List for you

What’s on God’s to-do list for you today? Does he wake you up early enough to enjoy the beautiful sunrise he created? As you get dressed, does he prompt you to pray for a divorced friend or cancer-stricken relative? Perhaps … Continue reading

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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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