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Are you afraid?

A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse;     from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. 2 The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—     the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding,     the Spirit of counsel and of … Continue reading

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A Christmas Card

It’s a fairly ordinary Christmas card: a few photographs of the family fitted together on card stock with a simple greeting printed across its midsection. It’s economical of money and time – the pictures tell the significant parts of the … Continue reading

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Ghosts at 6:13

Scrooge’s ghosts visited him during the small hours of the night. My ghosts came to me, as they often do, at 6:13 this morning. The assault began with a worry over the furnace which eventually resolved itself by starting. From … Continue reading

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A World of Freedom and Gift

Richard Rohr, OFM observes that people are more familiar with the world of “earning and achieving” than with the world of “freedom and gift.” I must agree because it so clearly describes what goes on in my heart – every … Continue reading

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A Blank

I’ve got nothing to give. I’m tired and the well is empty.  I tried to make up something deep and spiritual and this is what came out. I’m drawing a blank. I feel some guilt about this because I made … Continue reading

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