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..a fish out of water…

“The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity.  Even a dead fish can go with the flow.”  (Jim Hightower) … or maybe not. Wherever you’re swimming in the rivers of life, if at times it’s tough going upstream … Continue reading

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… still waters…

Papa loved Psalm 23.  On that last morning in the hospital with his body worn out from a septic UTI (Urinary Tract Infection), he suffered a heart attack. Struggling to breathe, agitated, it was hard to calm him down. Then … Continue reading

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Faith, storms & love…

Once again here are a few quotes for our minds (& hearts) to munch on tonight. “In the bitter waves of woe,  Beaten and tossed about  By the sullen winds that blow  From the desolate shores of doubt,­­  When the anchors that faith had cast  Are dragging in the gale,  I am quietly holding fast  To the things that cannot fail… William Gladden (1836-1918) “Why do you say, O Jacob, and complain, O Israel, my way … Continue reading

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Entering the Desert (with courage!)

Today in our Gospel reading Jesus faced temptation in the desert after a 40 day fast.  This morning Fr. Herman Katongole challenged us that: “Lent is a time to be courageous to go into the desert, to let what’s hidden … Continue reading

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..prayerful poetry from AMY CARMICHAEL…

Amy Carmichael devoted her life to missions in India & along the way stood up for injustices she encountered by Doing Something About them – namely, starting orphanages for girls & boys who were rescued from forced prostitution. (click here … Continue reading

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