Monthly Archives: December 2012

Reflection on Today’s Readings, Sunday, December 30th

Today’s Readings To look at the life and example of the Holy Family is both inspiring and daunting.  Joseph, Mary and Jesus show us how we are to live as a family – selflessly, humbly, obediently – with God and … Continue reading

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I Miss You, Nick.

I miss you, Nick.  I miss putting down your blanket at the foot of the bed at night, and watching you fluff the material until you created the perfect “nest” to settle in.  I miss taking you for walks and … Continue reading

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Ahh! Finally, Christmas

A neighbor of mine said something the other day that struck a chord with me.  It’s not that it was a great revelation – or that I hadn’t heard it before – but it was (I guess) what I needed … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Canon!

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel – the Magnificat

Today’s gospel is absolutely one of my favorites.  It is Mary’s Magnificat.  In her humility – in her “situation” -without fear or reservation, she unabashedly sings the praises of her God.  The thought of it all amazes and astounds me.  … Continue reading

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Strangely, the name Solomon keeps coming up for me in unexpected places.  What could it be that God is trying to tell me?  I know that Solomon was a king in the Old Testament – the son of David and … Continue reading

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Paths Intertwined at Just the Right Time

Last Saturday morning, my family was caught in a most unwelcome whirlwind of activity. It was supposed to be our only morning to sleep in – yet it had become a day to squeeze in all of the necessary errands … Continue reading

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