Monthly Archives: November 2014

Hopes and Expectations in Advent

I recently came across these lines from the great Catholic writer Hilaire Belloc: Kings live in palaces and pigs in sties But youth in expectation. Youth is wise. Yes, as a youth, I still remember the excitement that comes with … Continue reading

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The Beloved

As the sun rises and sets, the seasons come and go. While the moon waxes and wanes, the tides ebb and flow. With the passing of the seasons, my life is opening like a door. And as the tides drift … Continue reading

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Morning After Thanksgiving

I love the unfolding of the seasons It is like opening a bag filled with presents. There is always so much to be thankful for, Each day is blessings-full, heaven sent. I asked Jane, my sweet little angel, what she … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

I thank God for my senses, which I do not do very often. With my eyes, I am able to take great delight in colors and see events unfolding. With my ears, I get enraptured by sounds and rhythms, both … Continue reading

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Witnessing

In my youth, I loved reading the lives of Christian martyrs, often imagining myself to be among their ranks. Today, I am not so sure if I would have the courage to face such a fate. I read about all … Continue reading

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The End-time

One of my favorite songs goes: “They say that all good things must end someday. Autumn leaves must fall.” The end will eventually come. This causes anxiety in many people. Specially with the turmoil going on around us. Ferguson has … Continue reading

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Authentic Generosity

I sometimes pray for more blessings in my life so that I can be more generous and more giving. That is offering out of my plenitude and abundance. I do feel a bit selfish when I am worried that I … Continue reading

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