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Humbled again

For months I have been waking up at 4:38 am. Sometimes I fall back asleep and sometimes I get up, but very regularly when I check the clock it says, 4:38. I sit here on this blog talking about listening, … Continue reading

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Sometimes we have to crawl under…

I have been thinking a lot about the walls we all build around ourselves and our hearts.  We build walls for all kinds of reasons, for protection, to hide, to exclude others, but I think most of these reasons boil … Continue reading

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Self Reflection

As we walk along the path of our life journey I think the surest way to know that we are headed in the right direction is to practice self reflection.   This is a practice of humility – when we … Continue reading

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Laying low

In today’s modern world their are very few times if any during our lives when we are physically laying low on the ground.  I think skipping this chance to humble ourselves and physically lay prostrate on the ground deprives us of His Mercy and … Continue reading

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Hail Mary

About two years ago I started feeling called to pray the Rosary.  I was excited to pray it and wanted to spread the call. I asked a friend to pray with me.  I bought Rosaries to give to the homeless and asked … Continue reading

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Connected

I was praying with a few women that I didn’t know yesterday and as we prayed, I had this thought… As we pray we are immersed into His endless ocean of mercy and grace, and our roots of faith are … Continue reading

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God’s Art

In the last few years I have begun to develop an appreciation and love for visual art.  I was walking through a museum a few years ago when a light bulb suddenly went off in my head as I realized what billions before … Continue reading

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Teach me

Teach me Lord to praise You as the trees do, with their arms stretched wide day and night in praise of You. Teach me Lord to be as flexible and changeable as the clouds as they move and change day and … Continue reading

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Turned around and upside down!

Whoever needs less should thank God and not be distressed, but whoever needs more should feel humble because of his weakness, not self important because of the kindness shown to him. – The Rule of Saint Benedict Our society builds … Continue reading

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The only thing good in me is Jesus!

I heard the song, The Only Thing, by Ronnie Freeman for the first time tonight while listening to Pandora. I loved hearing this song, and it was yet another reminder for the importance of humility. I know my heart and … Continue reading

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