Tag Archives: Christ

Rome Pilgrimage – Sunday Angelus and Catacombs

Our day started at Saint Peter’s Square with the Sunday Angelus of Pope Francis.  The square was filled with tens of thousands of people.  Pope Francis spoke of the need to “pray always, without growing weary.”  The readers of my … Continue reading

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Sensing the Lord

His wonder, power, and glory abound and are continually before my eyes.  I see His wonder in the flutter of leaves in a calm breeze; His power in billowing storm clouds and bolts of lighting exchanged between them; His glory … Continue reading

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Christ the Pruner

Today was hot and humid.  My task was to prune the dead blooms from our rose bushes.  As I moved from one bush to another, my mind drifted to “he prunes, that it may bear more fruit” (John 15:2).  As … Continue reading

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Father Abraham

As a child (and also as an adult) I learned much from my biological father.   I have also learned much from my father in faith, Abraham. Abraham has taught me to listen attentively, to persevere, and to submit completely to … Continue reading

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Leaven

I was debating within my mind what, if any thing, to post today when I received a comment from Kathleen.  Her comment prompted this posting.  She remarked to one of my previous postings, “If only all of us actually did … Continue reading

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Radiate Christ

Christ calls us, not only to follow him, but to also radiate Him from within to others.  “As Moses came down from Mount Sinai … the skin of his face had become radiant while he conversed with the Lord” (Exodus … Continue reading

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The Crushed Revives the Spirit and Heart

On high I dwell, and in holiness, and with the crushed and dejected in spirit.  To revive the spirits of the dejected, to revive the hearts of the crushed. (Isaiah 57:15) The above verse from Isaiah resonated within as I … Continue reading

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