Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Forgiveness In The Time Of Advent

Autumn leaves can be breathtaking in their explosion of wild colors. Somehow, falling leaves in Autumn remind me of the Advent hymn Rorate Coeli: Drop down dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain down the Just One. … Continue reading

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Justice, Peace and Forgiveness

The road to justice and peace is long and arduous. And the only one that will truly get us there is the road paved with forgiveness. When I am wronged, I want justice and retribution; but when I do wrong … Continue reading

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The Kingdom Of God

Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” He replied to him, “Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” ~ Luke 23:35-43   They crucified him , the ultimate punishment for the … Continue reading

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Trust And Trustworthiness

The person who is trustworthy in very small matters is also trustworthy in great ones; and the person who is dishonest in very small matters is also dishonest in great ones. If, therefore, you are not trustworthy with dishonest wealth, … Continue reading

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A Heart Of Stone Is A Heavy Burden

A heart of stone is a heavy heart to carry. Right now, I am carrying the burden of hurt and broken relationships. There are several of my relationships with people who are close and ear to me that are frayed … Continue reading

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Confessing the Magnificat

One very Catholic practice is confessing one’s sins to a priest. It can also be a very intimidating and frightening experience. Imagine telling another man all your sins and asking for forgiveness. Many keep away from this sacrament because of … Continue reading

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Awed By the Perseids

Last night, we went up the hills of the Diablo Range in Morgan Hill to watch the Perseids meteor shower. It was totally dark but the place was full of cars and people. We laid out a blanket and laid … Continue reading

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