Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ice-spired by a Saint

The Children and I donated our ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ money to the John Paul II Medical Research Institute ~  the receipt has just appeared in my inbox ~ making me smile. October 20, 2014 Dear Friend: Thank you for your … Continue reading

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Ego

The Ego is a very important gift in the human being – made with the upmost care and intensely sensitive accuracy by God.   It is the infallible measure by which we defend and protect ourselves from the nature of … Continue reading

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How do I feel about how I am feeling?

I am on a Spiritual Direction course ~ here we are taught to observe the weather within ~ we practice recognising and distinguishing thoughts from feelings ~ this is harder than you would imagine. Divide a page in half.  At … Continue reading

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Upon This Rock I Build My Church

† I am carrying a little more weight than usual. Physically ~ Emotionally ~ Spiritually. In the waiting I savour every maternal hug. Every loving touch. God I’m going to miss her. God I’m going to miss her warm embrace. … Continue reading

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The Sharing

We told our stories – That’s all. We sat and listened to Each other And heard the journeys Of each soul. We sat in Silence Entering each one’s pain and Sharing each one’s joy. We heard love’s longing And the … Continue reading

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Insight from the Borderlands

Interesting week with all the responses from the media, from parishioners, from people on the outside, from the ‘faithful’ all over the shop, from the sphere of the secular creatures, and from those in vocational church positions, on the family … Continue reading

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‘At the end of the day, it is by the quality of our loving that we shall be judged.’

   

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