Tag Archives: Listening to God

Book Review: Edith Stein: St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

Book Review of Edith Stein: St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross by Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda One of the things one does when choosing to join the Catholic Church is pick a Saint to identify with. For years I thought about … Continue reading

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Lenten Contemplations: Day Seven

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Metamorphosis As the winds of change constantly blow across our land, we find ourselves hunkering down and hanging on to our familiar lives with almost desperation. Most of us want our lives to stay the same … Continue reading

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Lenten Contemplations: Day Six

Monday, March 6, 2017 The Servant of the Servant Two words in the human language which can either make or break you are sympathy and empathy. Sympathy means to offer caring and feelings of compassion for another who is going … Continue reading

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Lenten Contemplations Day Five

Day Five Giving Up Sorrow Life in all of its mystery sometimes overflows with more emotion than one can bear. If the television on your wall is alive and speaking to you everyday, you will eventually become overwhelmed with sorrow. … Continue reading

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Lenten Contemplations 3: Reach For the Love

Day 3 Reach for the Love More than anything else in the world, most people desire to be loved. Even untrained children want to be nurtured and will reach instinctively for their mother to comfort and hold them. As adults … Continue reading

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Lenten Contemplations #2

Day 2   Doing the Right Thing How do we know what is right, these days? We live in a so-called modern world where everything moves so quickly. We are expected to make rapid-fire decisions concerning our lives and the … Continue reading

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The God Factor

Conversations with God: This posting and a number to follow are the result of quiet conversations with the Holy Spirit. They were in response to questions which I put forth to God in my morning meditation.  I have tried to … Continue reading

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