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The Blue Butterfly

Just had to share this story posted by a fellow I read all of the time, Mark Mallet.  It’s really good – read it all the way through:)  Open your hands and have a great, blue butterfly kind of day! … Continue reading

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Splitting

Splitting. Compartmentalizing. There is a real struggle in our world today among Christians trying to live in the world that has descended into chaos and a great moral abyss.  I see many “splitting.” It has gotten so uncomfortable to stand … Continue reading

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Aslan is on the Move!

“Aslan is on the move.”  On the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, I sat in St. Peter Church with my best friend.  When I returned from Holy Communion, I hid my face in my hands and prayed.  In … 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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Lessons I Learned from My Momma

* Bow your head and close your eyes when you pray. (It’s reverent, and it helps keep distractions to a minimum.) *Read your bible daily.  If we say that we love God, we will hunger for His Word – to … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

I’ve been reading a book called Jesus, King of Love by Fr. Mateo Crawley-Boevey.  You know, I never really enjoyed reading as a kid.  The only books I remember reading and enjoying were Judy Blume books.  Do you remember those?  … Continue reading

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For Valentine’s Day…For Your Marriage

  Please read my most recent post at NOLA CATHOLIC EXPERIENCE.  Thanks!  

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A Quick Quote from a Dear Friend

You have everything when you have within you the One who made all things, the only One who can satisfy the longings of your spirit. St. Anthony of Padua If you are not familiar with “Crisis” magazine, I highly recommend … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, Sunday, August 17, 2014

Readings for Sunday, August 17, 2014 I remember when (a few years ago) I read this passage from Matthew’s gospel to my students for the first time.  A few students who were really listening were surprised and perplexed by Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Countercultural

cultural – of or relating to the ideas, customs and social behavior of a society counter – to speak or act in opposition to or in conflict with Funny, the word “counter-cultural” has come up for me three times this … Continue reading

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