Tag Archives: Travel

#HolyWeek: Let Nothing Disturb You…

As we prepare for Good Friday and Easter Sunday maybe a few fears lurking about in the corners of our hearts continue to erode our inner peace. (There are way too many scary things in our whacked out world today … Continue reading

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On this Lenten Saturday, here’s a short quote to contemplate… “In God is my being, my me, my strength, my beattitude, my good, and my delight.”  Saint Catherine of Genoa grace, peace & God’s delight (& ours) Virginia : )

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#LENT: Singing Spaceships & New Day(s)

One of my favorite science fiction books (reread often) is “The Ship Who Sang” by Anne McCaffrey. Throughout the story Helva, the spaceship who sings (& main character), suffers loss and faces challenges of many shapes and intergalactic sizes. After … Continue reading

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#LENT: (atrophied) joy vs. (every day) joy

 “From somber, serious, sullen saints, save us, O Lord.” Saint Teresa of Avila On this Lenten Tuesday we’re over half way through Lent. Maybe there are things we were hoping to do (that we haven’t done) and things we didn’t … Continue reading

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#Lent: Keeping Away (from cliff edges)

CAUTION: KEEP AWAY FROM THE EDGE OF THE CLIFF (Monument Valley, UT) Here’s something for Lent to consider, how close do we get to the cliffs of temptation? “Free cheese is always available in mousetraps.” (Anonymous) It’s been hard for … Continue reading

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#Lent: Saying “YES” to God

Today on the Solemnity of the Annunciation we honor Mary’s open heart of faithfulness when Angel Gabriel appeared with the Good News of God’s love for us and of her special role in bearing God’s son into this world. “…you … Continue reading

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When I think of New Zealand (as many folks here do) it’s of vast beauty from incredible scenery in the Lord of the Rings movies. The Kiwis I’ve known and worked with overseas have always been warm and hospitable (who … Continue reading

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