Victoria Gisondi

Signs From Heaven

I used to have a strange, very naive idea that I would be closely united with my father after his death. I know that we

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Victoria Gisondi

A Kindness to My Papi

We all thought Papi was being a big baby when he stopped leaving the house. In the past year, he had become needy, asking us

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When God Spits On You

\”As he said this, he spat on the ground and made clay of the spittle and anointed the man\’s eyes with the clay, saying to

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Fasting for Healing

Fasting isn\’t always about not eating food. It can mean giving up something we find pleasurable for the sake of refocusing on Christ. Something inside

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The Danger of Being Cynical

Webster’s dictionary defines cynicism as “believing that people are generally selfish and dishonest”. In a recent book study with friends, we discussed a chapter on

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Pharaoh\’s Daughter

In Exodus 2, the Bible points out that Moses’ parents were Levites. The tribe of Levi would be chosen to perform holy service and they would be set apart by

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Reincarnated or Redeemed?

The problem with reincarnation is that the belief that our souls are enfleshed again in different forms dismisses any uniqueness of personhood.  Not only does

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A Pope For the Rich?

I received a forwarded email today of a picture of Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict 16. The picture was split and the Francis side

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