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How to Pray Continually

If you have not been taking advantage of The Best Lent Ever, it is not too late.  The tips given are very practical – easy to put into practice right away – if you can “slay resistance!”  Yesterday, Matthew Kelly … Continue reading

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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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What’s on my mind? What’s on yours?

First of all –  I really did not feel like getting out today, but I’m so glad that I did.  I truly enjoyed my time with my kids, my niece and my friends from school.  We visited the very funky, … Continue reading

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Beautiful, Short Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sacred Heart of Jesus, my light, my love and my life:  lead me to know you and to love only you.  May I live to you alone, in you, by you and for you.  Amen. St. Madeleine Sophie Barat (1779-1865) … 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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Reflections on Today’s Gospel

Readings for today A couple of things stood out for me in today’s gospel.  First, Jesus leads us by example in seeking out a deserted place to recharge and reconnect with the Father (not that the two are ever disconnected).  … Continue reading

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Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus

Today is the feast of the beautiful, holy, powerful name of Jesus. These are some of my favorite scripture verses on the Holy Name of Jesus:   “The Almighty has done great things for me, Holy is His name.” Luke … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Prepare for Christ’s Coming this Advent

Please read my current post on NOLA Catholic Experience. Have a blessed Sunday!

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Lessons from the Joyful Mysteries

Last Monday morning, after braving the Causeway traffic in both directions, I spent over 45 minutes on the phone with tech support regarding a computer problem. After nearly an hour with no satisfaction, I was beside myself. Looking out the … Continue reading

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A Prayer by St. Therese’ on Her Feast Day

Happy Feast Day, St. Therese’ !  I love you.  Help me to love Jesus more perfectly and to make Him more loved! A MORNING PRAYER WRITTEN BY ST. THERESE O my God! I offer Thee all my actions of this … Continue reading

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