Category Archives: Encounter

Remembering A Gracious Lady

I attended the wake of a gracious lady yesterday. Her life was princess-like fairy tale story. But where most fairy tales are meant to be short and fading and meant for mere telling; hers was long and lasting and meant … Continue reading

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Following Christ

There is a great tendency today for people to do things for show or to make a good impression; not because it is the right thing to do. A popular expression is “What you see is what you get ~ … Continue reading

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The Tapestry of Life

I live in a network of relationships – links to nature, to people, to God. For what is life but a tapestry of the places we have been to, the people we have come into contact with, the events we … Continue reading

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Alone With God In Nature

No matter how busy the days became, Jesus always foundĀ  the time and place to pray. His favorite time to pray is either deep into the night or early in the morning. His favorite place is in some quiet, secluded … Continue reading

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To Feel Is To Believe

My God speaks to me in the silence and in whispers ~ through the gentle breeze, the caressing wind, the gurgling sounds of a newborn. He leaves me love notes and reminders all over the place ~ in the fragile … Continue reading

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“Who do you say that I am?”

  “Who do you say that I am?” You are the constant Presence in my life. Ever since I became aware of the world around me, I knew and felt you were always beside me: guiding, leading, inspiring, and often … Continue reading

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Heeding the Call

To hear the word of God and do it, to be Christ’s disciple is not easy. It usually involves a total conversion, a metanoia, a complete turn-around of one’s life. It inspires, animates, vivifies anyone who dares to accept the … Continue reading

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