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Monthly Archives: December 2011
The LORD bless you and keep you! The LORD let His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you! The LORD look upon you kindly and give you peace! (NAB, Nm 6:24-26) There is a saying that peace begins … Continue reading
When musing over this past year I easily find my mind jumping to what I would deem to be the “big events” of the year. Such things as finishing graduate school, getting my license, the birth of my nephew, and … Continue reading
“A person that loses a partner is called a widow. A child who loses a parent is called an orphan. But there is no word to describe a parent that loses a child, because the loss is like no other. ..” … Continue reading
When I was a kid, my waiting for the next Christmas commenced on December 26 and the ensuing year seemed like a long one indeed. Nowadays a year seems like a month with all of my memories of Christmases past … Continue reading
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (NAB, Jn 1:1-1) Christmas is a special day. And it seems to me that my words are very trite and they cannot contain the … Continue reading
“He raises the needy from the dust; from the dung heap He lifts up the poor” (Responsorial Psalm from 1 Sam. 2:8, USCCB daily readings) This doesn’t seem to be a very elegant description right before Christmas. Yet it is a … Continue reading
Have you ever noticed that the word, “presentation” contains the word “present?” From looking at this term one can quickly conclude that in giving a gift we need to make sure that it looks good and is “presentable.” In psychology … Continue reading