Tag Archives: hope

#Lent: worries vs. prayer(s)

Sometimes worries grab our hearts by the throat (figuratively speaking) and push our peace into pieces. Why pray when we can worry? Maybe our peace meters would increase if we flip that to: ‘why worry when we can pray?’ “Worry … Continue reading

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#Lent: Powerful Protectors (you, me, everybody!)

Today we celebrate the Solemnity of St. Joseph, husband of Mary. In one of his first homilies as Pope, Pope Francis spoke of St. Joseph’s role as protector of Mary and Jesus (especially while fleeing from Herod to Egypt) but … Continue reading

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#Lent: Eternal Savings (a plan & prayer!)

Here’s to giving up everything to God during Lent (& always…) “Lord, help me to glorify You; I am poor, help me to glorify You by contentment; I am sick, help me to give You honour by patience; I have … Continue reading

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#Lent: Saint Patrick’s Day Cheer

Last year I posted about my favorite St. Patrick’s Day celebration that took place in Tanzania – yes, really, in Africa. (Click here to read about it: Saint Patrick’s Day Fun.) Here we are again, and this time it’s Sunday, … Continue reading

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#Lent : Hoping, Loving, Believing

 “But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven.” (Matthew 5:44) “Here is the basic secret, hidden in God’s whole plan for humanity: To believe … Continue reading

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#Lent: Memories of Love (the kind that lasts)

March is a month of memory milestones for our family: March 8th is the memorial of Papa’s passing, March 15th (today) is my mother’s birthday, and March 17th is my parents’ anniversary. We were so blessed to celebrate Mama’s 80th … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Togetherness!!

On this Lenten Thursday here’s a thought: maybe we shouldn’t always try to go it alone? Hanging out @ the Vancouver Aquarium “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor:  If either of them … Continue reading

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