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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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ADVENT: …st. john of the cross quote….

Today we remember this great 16th century saint (1541-1591) well known for documenting his ‘Dark Night of the Soul.”   Misunderstood, mistreated,  maligned  – Saint John of the Cross came to know the dark intimately while imprisoned for his progressive faith. … Continue reading

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