Monthly Archives: October 2015

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, November 1, 2015

Readings for Sunday, November 1 Speaking with friends, family and acquaintances, I get a sense that everyone is struggling just to survive – spiritually and mentally, as well as physically.  There isn’t much “thriving” going on for sure!  Everyone is … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, October 25, 2015

Readings for Sunday, October 25th In the gospel, Jesus healed the blind man who showed great faith.  The man’s sight was restored, but was he the one that was really blind?  What about the crowd who was so annoyed by … Continue reading

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Meet my Friend, Theresa.

People often get “the Theresas” confused.  First there was Theresa of Avila, Spain who lived in the 1500’s.  Then there was Therese’ of Lisieux, France in the late 1800’s.  Of course there’s Mother Theresa of Calcutta from the 20th century.  … Continue reading

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Let it Go!

How many times do you now hear this phrase and burst into song thanks to the Frozen movie?  I’ll explain the reason for the title I’ve chosen momentarily – bear with me! Have you ever given much thought to a … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, October 11, 2015

Readings for Sunday, October 11 “Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom for the future. The human mind may devise many plans, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will be established.”  Proverbs 19:20-21,  … Continue reading

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“The Next Right Step” and “The Now Word”

Friends, Here are two websites that I have found intriguing, and that I’ve been visiting a lot lately.   Charlie Johnston’s website has a link to a speaking engagement that he and Mark Mallet did here in Mandeville on September 28th.  … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, October 4, 2015

Readings for Sunday, October 4, 2015 This Sunday’s readings emphasize the sanctity of marriage and the gift of children – very timely being that Pope Francis just visited the United States for the World Meeting of Families.  I know that … Continue reading

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