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The Feast of the Holy Family

From today’s second reading, Colossians 3: Let the message of Christ, in all its richness, find a home with you. Teach each other, and advise each other, in all wisdom. With gratitude in your hearts sing psalms and hymns and inspired songs to God;… Continue Reading “The Feast of the Holy Family”

Letting the Light Shine Through

People are like stained glass windows: They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within. – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out. But when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within. – Elizabeth Kubler Ross

Wisdom of George Bernard Shaw

Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world. – George Bernard Shaw

The Swan

Today’s poem from Education for Justice is by Mary Oliver. The Swan Did you too see it, drifting, all night, on the black river? Did you see it in the morning, rising into the silvery air – An armful of white blossoms, A perfect… Continue Reading “The Swan”

On the Eighth Day of Christmas

Dear God, this past year has been filled with great challenges. Fear and insecurity are our companions day and night. We pray that you shelter us beneath the shadow of your wings and protect us from all harm. Remove the evil forces that surround us and spread over us… Continue Reading “On the Eighth Day of Christmas”

Let Us Be like the Tree Planted by the River

Today’s Advent reading is from Psalm 1. Those who follow you, Lord will have the light of life. [The one who meditates on God’s law] is like a tree    planted near running water, that yields its fruit in due season,    and whose… Continue Reading “Let Us Be like the Tree Planted by the River”

Advent – The Season of Hope

Today’s reading is from the Prophet Baruch, who lived at the time of the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem. A time of great mourning and sadness for the Hebrew people. And yet the prophet says to them: Take off the garment of your… Continue Reading “Advent – The Season of Hope”