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#LENT: Still Waters

On this Lenten Monday, here’s comforting assurance from a (very) familiar Psalm: “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul…” (Psalm … Continue reading

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Hope is a Choice!

As the COVID-19 death toll continues in Italy and now in the U.S., it would be easy to lapse into fits of despair. Even here in what’s known as the “Historic Triangle” of Virginia, we’ve seen an increased number of … Continue reading

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Forever Grace

As we find ourselves in uncertain times, God’s grace is forever. “We always overestimate ourselves when we imagine we are completely indispensable and that the world or the Church depends on our frantic activity. Often it will be an act … Continue reading

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A Prayer & Blessing for Saint Patrick’s Day

A blessed Saint Patrick’s Day to one and all. If you would welcome a chuckle from a previous post about one of Virginia’s most hilarious Saint Patrick’s Days, click here – Saint Patrick’s Day FUN! Today as we celebrate the … Continue reading

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#LENT: A Prayer for Friday

Here’s an ancient Celtic prayer on this Lenten Friday to contemplate… Lord Jesus Christ “You are the peace of all things calm. You are the place to hide from harm. You are the light that shines in dark. You are … Continue reading

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#LENT : A Prayer for Monday(s)

Monday is not always our favorite day of the week. Trudge, sludge, finding our way back into weekday grooves after the weekend. We may need a little extra Heavenly Help. Today here’s a prayer from one of my favorite spiritual … Continue reading

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#LENT : A SONG FOR SUNDAY

The other night Virginia blasted her Andrea Bocelli playlist in the kitchen while making an Italian extravaganza pasta casserole (a major production, like lasagna.) Methinks Andrea’s incredible voice and music somehow made the food taste better. (At the very least, … Continue reading

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