Category Archives: Encounter

Temptations

There is so much conflict, turmoil and violence in the world today – in and among individuals, in families, in societies, in and among nations. This turmoil is often but a reflection and an echo of the storms and tempests … Continue reading

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It’s Just Another Day

This week, after the great feast of Christmas, is the start of ordinary times. It is back to the regular grind, the humdrum of daily living. And today’s Gospel tells us how an ordinary life in the life of Jesus … Continue reading

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Oh My, How All Things Are Tied Together!

As I start my day in silence and prayer, I am moved by the Psalm of the day: O LORD, our Lord, how awesome is your name through all the earth! I will sing of your majesty above the heavens … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Gaps

“What are you looking for?” Jesus asked the two followers of John. What I am looking has many and different names: happiness, success, eternal life, salvation, meaning, significance, contribution, fulfillment. I realize is there are a lot of gaps in … Continue reading

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Affirmation

A house with no people living in it is but an empty shell. It will never be a home. People are the soul that make a house a home. And so man is composed of both body and soul. A … Continue reading

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S.A.D. @ Christmas

Christmas is a joyful season. But how is it that Christmas is often tinged with a touch of sadness for many people? It is a time of love and maybe we miss people we love we could not be with … Continue reading

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In Need of Redemption

    In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary. … Continue reading

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