Tag Archives: Coming home

Thinking of the End-time

As I approach the evening of my life, I often think of things people my age think about: what else? how will it end? when will it come? what would I be doing then? I sometimes think of my “final … Continue reading

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My Journey

“Do not take gold or silver or copper for your belts; no sack for the journey, or a second tunic, or sandals, or walking stick.” The past few days have brought me a more intense realization that I am coming to the … Continue reading

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Life Is Like a Plane Ride

This morning, I would have liked to pray about the importance of the individual, about how one person can change the world. My impression is that American society is an individualistic society, putting a high premium on the individual and … Continue reading

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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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Coming Home

If today were to be my last day, how would I spend it? Would I immediately go to a priest and go to confession to put my spiritual house in order? Or, would I spend it before the Blessed Sacrament … Continue reading

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