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Holy Spirit

Monday March 13, 2017

Romans 8:26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. My father-in-law, who as a Christian identified primarily with the Catholic Church, loved gathering with the church no matter its branch of the…

A Prayer Before Voting

Good morning, good God! Well, Lord, tomorrow I vote… And I was wondering, if YOU were a candidate – would you be elected? If you were running for office, Lord, I know how you’d campaign: fully, freely, with forgiveness… I’d know your agenda: a preferential love for the defenseless innocent, the poor, the marginalized, the stranger, the…

Good Day?

Sat down in a restaurant and the bartender asked, “Did you have a good day?” I said yes, but then wondered about what makes a day good? I know bad days are often made of “too much to do and no time to do it…” I know rough days are made of mistakes, mostly mine,…

Pentecost Reflection

“When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of them.…