December 9, 2021

Mary: Hope

A Mini-Series on Joseph and Mary Hi, I’m Mary, and I am sick to my stomach. Literally, but also figuratively, as well. I’m 14 years old, and my dreams are about to come true. Or were about to come true. It all looks so […]
December 2, 2021

Dayenu: A Post-Thanksgiving and Pre-Christmas Thought

“Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” Fred De Witt Van Amburgh  There is a wonderful Jewish Passover song that is sung during the Passover meal, called “Dayenu.” Dayenu translates: “It would have been […]
November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving and Gratitude

“It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment.” Naomi Williams  How often do you criticize and complain? My answer: more than I’d like to admit. When you do, please understand you have lost your focus – on […]
November 11, 2021

The Proud Pharisees and Those Poor-in-Spirit Sinners

Jesus starts his Beatitudes with a startling statement:   “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven,”  Allow me to rephrase so you may receive the full thrust of Jesus’ statement:  “You enter the Kingdom now, […]

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