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God’s Faithfulness Reaches to the Clouds

In Friday’s Responsorial Psalm we read from Psalm 36: With you is the fountain of life, O Lord. O LORD, your mercy reaches to heaven; your faithfulness, to the clouds. Your justice is like the mountains of God; your judgments, like the mighty deep.… Continue Reading “God’s Faithfulness Reaches to the Clouds”

It’s Okay to Be Just a Drop in the Ocean

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. – Blessed Mother Teresa

Think Different

I came across this poem by Robert Bly – Things to Think – and I think it would be very good thinking indeed. Maybe you never have trouble with your thoughts when you experience interruptions. But I do. It’s my thinking. I think I’d… Continue Reading “Think Different”

How to Choose the Way We Live Our Lives

As the Vocation Minister for our congregation of Dominican Sisters, I am often asked about how to choose from among the many wonderful possibilities of vocations. It is easy for us to choose when Choice A is clearly good, and Choice B is clearly… Continue Reading “How to Choose the Way We Live Our Lives”

Let Us Set Our Sails

The winds of grace blow all the time. All we need to do is set our sails. -Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa I was in Santa Cruz on the weekend with my family. What a wonderful time! The weather was perfect! We saw dolphins, pelicans, sailboats,… Continue Reading “Let Us Set Our Sails”

Teach Me Your Paths, O Lord

Today I am sharing Sister Gervaise Valpey’s reflection on tomorrow’s reading for the 3rd Wednesday in Lent. Tuesday, Third Week of Lent March 13, 2012 Daniel 3: 25, 34-43; Matthew 1: 21-35 The reading from Daniel 3:25, 34-43 encourages us to delve deeper into¬†our… Continue Reading “Teach Me Your Paths, O Lord”