When In Doubt, Get Out(side)

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens,

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church, fall, seasons, autumn

The Importance of Showing Up

“Life means ‘getting our feet dirty’ from the dust-filled roads of life and history” – Pope Francis Last Tuesday, I had no intention of going to

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rainbow, hope, promise, future

Waiting Out the Storm

  “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure,

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It Takes Two to Two Step

“To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak” – Hopi Indian Saying I’ve been dancing a lot lately – two step, cha cha, waltz,

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A Difficult Lent

“We had the experience but missed the meaning, / And approach to the meaning restores the experience / In a different form, beyond any meaning

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People of Progress

“Holiness does not consist in not making mistakes or never sinning. Holiness grows with capacity for conversion, repentance, willingness to begin again”  – Pope Benedict

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Hope in Front of Me

If there is any process that can take your sense of hope, doubt, faith and trust, put all of them in a blender and see

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Lost in the city

He walked into the church in the early morning hours with only socks on his feet, no shoes, and a torn shirt. He walked to

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Spiritual Sisterhood

Girlfriends play a significant role in the lives of young women. This spiritual sisterhood, as I like to call it, is irreplaceable as women encounter

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The Importance of Play

“It’s okay. You made a mistake. You’re still learning,” said a little boy no more than 3 feet tall. In what must have been his

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Show me your #ashtag

I started a new job a couple weeks ago, and I happen to be in the office on Wednesday mornings. I walked into my office,

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On Rocky Ground

\”Other seed fell on rocky ground where it had little soil. It sprang up at once because the soil was not deep… And some seed fell on

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Prayer: Nothing Impossible

“… for nothing will be impossible for God” –Luke 1:37 Christmas vacation as a graduate student is nothing short of spectacular. No more papers to

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