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- “I Want to Forgive But I Still Have Pain.”
- The “Little Way”of St. Therese a Cure for OCD?
- Reflections on Over the Hill + One Year
- When There are Decisions to be Made.
- In the Dead of Winter
- On the Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary: She Shows up in the Most Surprising Places
- Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes Brings a Big Announcement
- On the Tragic Loss of a Child: The Feast of the Holy Innocents
- Another Senseless Tragedy?
- A Pilgrim by Blood and by Heart: On the Discovery of My Mayflower Roots This Thanksgiving
Category Archives: Lent
A Multi-Tasking Person I have a particular appreciation for Saints who wear many hats. The Saint for July 23 had many vocations. She was a wife and a widow, a mother of eight children, a founder of a religious order, … Continue reading
Everyone likes a mystery There is a strange picture that emerged among my grandmother’s old photos after she died. The image is reported to be of my Grandmother Pearl as a little toddler. At a quick glance one can easily … Continue reading
Reading about the history of Niagara Falls, NY tends to make me feel a bit home sick. I’ve lived in a lot of places in my life but for some reason my heart maintains an attachment to the place where … Continue reading
DO IT ANYWAY People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine … Continue reading
I’ve heard it asked so many times. Someone experiences a tragedy. Something terrible has happened. A person asks, “Where is God?” Then they spend the rest of their life and/or countless number of years blaming God for what happened to … Continue reading
It is human nature to complain. I dare say we require grace from God not to complain. When we are wronged or misled, most of us have a tendency to jump onto the opportunity to speak our piece– hence leaving no … Continue reading
A desert can mean many different things to many different people. The mention of the word desert can conjure up images of cactus, scorpions, rattlesnakes, and cowboys in the Southwest part of the United States. It can also mean sand dunes … Continue reading
A comment to my prior blog post on “Satisfaction” asked whether if it was possible to forgive but make the decision to never shop at an establishment again. After thinking about it, I realize that this is really a two-part … Continue reading