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To Pray

To pray is to take notice of the wonder, to regain a sense of the mystery that animates all beings, the divine margin in all attainments. Prayer is our humble answer to the inconceivable surprise of living. It is all we can offer in… Continue Reading “To Pray”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Love

We will hear the thoughts below later this week when 1 Corinthians 13 is quoted. Today we hear from Reinhold Niebuhr. Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime; therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful makes complete sense in… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Love”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise

I love today’s Advent reading from The Song of Songs – Song of Songs 2:18-14. And certainly the sight of a young stag peering through the window would evoke delight and surprise. May your Christmas days – all twelve of them – be filled… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise”

What Is God’s Desire . . . My Desire?

Saturday’s Responsorial Psalm from Psalm 42 reminds us of our longing for God. And since we are made in the image and likeness of God, it also tells us of God’s longing for us. My soul is thirsting for the living God. As the… Continue Reading “What Is God’s Desire . . . My Desire?”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Beauty seen makes the one who sees it more beautiful. ” – David Steindl-Rast from A Listening Heart May we all grow in beauty  . . . daily!

Let Us Be Like the Deer

                              The entrance antiphon for Monday expresses our desire for God. The reference is Psalm 41:2-3. Like the deer that yearns for running streams, so my soul is yearning for… Continue Reading “Let Us Be Like the Deer”

Leaving . . . for Now

I suppose there is something else to think about besides the newest additions to the community of the San Rafael Dominicans. So, you see, they are leaving for a while. But I’ll bet they’ll be back!

Twins

It’s only fair, since you’ve seen one of the twins, that you see both of them.

Only Child

Yes. It’s the fawns that continue to be the object of my affection. We are besotted with them here. Our campus is a Wildlife Habitat, as can be seen in this picture. And we are vigilant now that there are babies, because sometimes neighbors… Continue Reading “Only Child”

The Babies (Fawns) are Out and About

Well, I may have been missing lately, but others have been busy. And our new fawns are growing and wandering about . . . with mother, of course. We have counted three, two of which are “twins”. This is one of the twins. We… Continue Reading “The Babies (Fawns) are Out and About”