Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

Illuminating Light

Preparing our hearts for Christmas, we might want to take a moment (or two) to bring whatever we’re struggling with into the Light. Maybe fear has stymied our hopes into mopes, we’re wrestling with big decisions and don’t know what … Continue reading

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MISSING OUR LOVED ONES @ ADVENT

And so it begins, ADVENT IS HERE. Today! The 1st Sunday of Advent, the countdown to Christmas (22 days to go!?!) Virginia had plans to post something grand, but today is the Grand Illumination in Colonial Williamsburg, so a post … Continue reading

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TERESA OF AVILA (OCTOBER 15th!)

“The Lord does not look so much at the magnitude of anything we do as at the love with which we do it.”  –Saint Teresa of Avila It’s late on this busy Sunday, but I wanted to post something about … Continue reading

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Lord, Please Save Me (us, you, them-all!)

With what’s happened in Charlottesville this weekend (so unbelievable in the sleepy university town where I spent four years as an undergrad) and with our Gospel readings for today (about Peter walking on the water), I dusted off this prayer … Continue reading

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Good Friday Blues

Good Friday: Jesus is rejected, beaten, mocked, whipped, scourged. After carrying a heavy cross, nails pierce His hands and His feet. There He hangs, on the cross, suffering for you, and me; suffering for us & all humanity. “Father, forgive … Continue reading

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Martha, Martha …

Today we remember Saint Martha – Martha so busy in the kitchen while her sister, Mary, sits at the feet of Jesus.  Later we encounter Martha and Mary as Jesus dines with them again in Bethany.  Since this visit comes … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday …

Passion Sunday’s liturgical readings begin with Palm waving & then take us through the whole account of Christ’s passion found in the Gospel of Luke, chapters 22 and 23. As we contemplate the ultimate sacrifice Jesus made for us, here … Continue reading

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