Tag Archives: Love of God

…a prayer… (on loving God)

On this Monday of Holy Week, here’s a poignant prayer from Saint Francis Xavier: O God, I love Thee, I love Thee – Not out of hope of heaven for me Not fearing not to love and  be In the … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday: SACRIFICE, an ideal? (for real!)

Today we spent quite a long time listening to the Scriptures – from the triumphant palm waving entry of Jesus into Jerusalem at the beginning of the service to the whole Passion account (Luke’s version) :  the Last Supper, the … Continue reading

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…Rembrandt, prodigal sons & Henri Nouwen …

Since today’s Gospel readings presented the familiar parable of the Prodigal Son, when i contemplated What To Post tonight while traipsing all about town on this absolutely gorgeous SPRING-ish day (almost here! almost here!),  Rembrandt & Henri Nouwen’s book, “The … Continue reading

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…a few quickie quotes….

After looking after my sickie brother most of the week, now there’s a sickie sister in the house (!) so here are a few quickie quotes on this Lenten Saturday to contemplate from one of my favorite authors, Madeleine L’Engle.. … Continue reading

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ADVENT: … joy? ….

Years ago when I returned from the Middle East, folks at cocktail parties or church seemed to always ask, “so what did you learn in all your time over there?” egads!  how to compress 5 years of living & working … Continue reading

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…on smiling when your heart is breaking…

Virginia the Blogger has been busy the past few weeks pulling Extra TLC duty for her precious Mama who is suffering from Excruciating Pain (the nerve kind that totally wipes you out.) Usually my feisty Mama zooms around in her … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday: …on the Cross of Christ & unforgiving ire….

Sometimes I wonder how God puts up with us broken clay pots (especially when some clay pots are a bit sneakier than others)… how we get so worked up over niddly, piddly things ‘he said, she said’ – ‘he did … Continue reading

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