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The joy and confidence of God ruling my life

I attended a retreat at the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia motherhouse in Nashville, Tennessee, about a month ago. I'm always struck by the joy that exudes from the sisters; and during this retreat especially, I found myself thinking, “They're pretty fortunate, being able to have such a h...
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Thursday, November 03, 2016

A clear vision of time wasted

We are wasting our time. It doesn’t matter how or when or even why; it’s simply a fact. In high school, I can see this clearly. Everyone does just enough to get by, and then squanders the rest of their time. Whether “getting by” is an A or a C according to an individual̵...
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Richness of Spiritual Poverty

The Richness of Spiritual Poverty October is my favorite month for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is its litany of great feast days: Our Lady of the Rosary, Our Lady of Fatima, Saint Francis, Saint Faustina, Saint Pope John Paul II . . . and we hit the ground running with Saint Therese of Lisieux, whose feast day is Oct....
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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Servant saints set examples for us all

The word I've been reflecting on lately is “servant.” It's easy for me to look at my work and my free time and see how it benefits me and what I can get out of it.  Not in an intense, selfish way, but in a (what I think is fair to say) human way. I often go about my life, enjoying...
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Thursday, October 06, 2016