Monthly Archives: October 2011

Beauty

This past weekend, while thumbing through the newspaper, I saw something that was just appalling to me!  It an advertisement for a sale – spray on tans and teeth whitening – a special “just in time for homecoming.”  The advertisement … Continue reading

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Harvest Time

Whenever I read today’s gospel from Luke Chapter 10, it seems to light a fire within.  The words, “The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few,” really strike a chord, and provide a needed sense of urgency. Though these … Continue reading

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If I Could Just Get Out of God’s Way

The good Lord created each of us out of pure love.  He created each of us with a plan.  The job assigned to each of us is one that only we can do.  God has gifted us with personality traits, … Continue reading

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What if?

What if we woke up tomorrow with only the things we remembered to thank God for today?

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Reminders from a Sparrow

It’s been a very chaotic couple of weeks.  A friend of mine gave me some wonderful words of wisdom from my son’s former principal at St. Paul’s High School:  “When I feel that I need to hurry, it is precisely … Continue reading

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What to Do?

A couple of times in recent weeks, the question of boycotting businesses and corporations that support Planned Parenthood has come up.  It seemed simple to me  – just give me a list of companies that support abortion, and I will … Continue reading

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Searching for Inspiration in Silence

Hi, everyone!  Lately, I’ve been feeling uninspired. We’re only 10 days into October, and I feel as though I’m drowning.  I believe there is a direct connection between lack of inspiration and the hectic pace of my life at the … Continue reading

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Procession for Archbishop Hannan

Today, the beloved former archbishop of New Orleans, Philip Matthew Hannan was laid to rest in the sanctuary of St. Louis Cathedral.  In an impressive five mile procession, his body was moved from Notre Dame Seminary to the cathedral yesterday … Continue reading

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Blessing or Bane?

To my technology loving friends, I will apologize up front. Reporters headed off their broadcasts today with news of Steve Jobs death.  He has been credited with co founding “Apple” and inventing some of the electronic gadgets that our lives … Continue reading

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See You at the Pole

A few days ago, a coworker of mine told me that it was, “See You at the Pole” day.  I asked, “What are you talking about?”  She explained that in public schools all across America on September 28th, Christian students … Continue reading

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