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Simplicity and Humility

    I’ve been thinking a lot about these two words and what they mean to me at this point in my life.  There are so many things that I feel “done with.” Life is passing so very quickly, and some … Continue reading

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To Mantilla or Not to Mantilla? That is the Question – Part 2

Over the weekend, I received a special gift.  I was given a chapel veil that belonged to a very dear member of our family who passed away ten years ago.  She was chosen to be my daughter’s Godmother because she … Continue reading

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An Exercise in Humility

I knew that I was due to go to the eye doctor in October.  I was actually excited about going, because my eyesight has changed substantially in the last year, and I was looking so forward to seeing clearly again.  … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2013

Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2013 Sunday’s readings are so incredibly reassuring.  Couldn’t we all use some of that in the unjust world we live in today?  In the first reading, I love the imagery of the prayer of the … Continue reading

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How Much Time?

I was just thinking this morning how much time and energy I waste being aggravated about things that I cannot change – or things that don’t really matter, or have consequence in terms of things eternal.  The first reading today … Continue reading

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Reflections on Sunday’s Gospel – August 14, 2011

The gospel for mass tomorrow is a doozie!  I’ve done some research.  Many learned people have different takes on this reading from Matthew.  Once, when disturbed by Jesus’ reaction to the Canaanite woman in this passage, I spoke with a … Continue reading

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