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Suffer the Little Ones

  On Saturday evening I was fixing dinner and had a free moment, so I picked up a little book we keep on display in the dining room, Saints: A Year in Faith and Art, to see whose feast was … Continue reading

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The Amen at the Bottom of the Page

“I think of this new year as a white page given to me by Your Father on which He will write, day by day, whatever His divine good pleasure has planned. I shall now write at the top of the … Continue reading

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Today is the anniversary of Tim’s baptism, so I will borrow this entry from The Diary of a Country Mother: December 17, 2005 Morning Another dawn is rolling slowly over the hills on a frosty morning. I sit inside with … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Tim!

November 18, 2014 would have been Tim’s 25th birthday. I have been thinking for a while of a fitting way to honor him on that day. What do you give someone who now has everything his heart could ever desire? … Continue reading

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The Intimacy of the Human Voice

                                                 Sometimes the immediacy of an email is the right medium to express a hurried thought. At another moment sitting down to write a letter is the best course of action. Then there are times when only the human … Continue reading

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Hospitality and Betrayal

Friday in the Octave of Easter I have always liked to cook and bake, so it seemed a natural progression to invite others to share in the finished product. After I married and had a home of my own I … Continue reading

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Of Saints and Sufferers

Today, if you were to visit a certain cathedral in the city of Syracuse on the island of Sicily in the country of Italy, you might remember the 7th century St. Zosimus, who was the bishop of Syracuse for 40years … Continue reading

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