Category Archives: grace

Why even sin can be a cause for hope

My father is not an effusive man. Once a year at the holidays he compliments my singing at mass, and quips that his kind words are my Christmas present. I’ve noticed that his main way of complimenting me is to … Continue reading

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As Autumn Encroaches

For a week or so now I have been increasingly anxious for no good reason, snapping more at the people I love, freaking out a little worse when I spill a drink or break a glass. This is the time … Continue reading

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5-year rewind: To reach the goal is nothing else but the will to go

In honor of my five-year anniversary blogging at Felice Mi Fa, I am sharing five of my favorite, most meaningful posts. I have always really liked this post entitled “To reach the goal is nothing else but the will to go“, which … Continue reading

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5-year rewind: Life is not ended, just changed

In honor of my five-year anniversary blogging at Felice Mi Fa, I am sharing five of my favorite, most meaningful posts. I wrote “Life is not ended, just changed” in a state of profound grief during the summer of 2009. The … Continue reading

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A strong driving wind

I read the first reading of today’s readings for Pentecost at my Confirmation. I loved the auditory “image” of a sound like a strong driving wind – something swirling into the room that had the power to embolden, to change … Continue reading

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In defense of signs and wonders

Disclaimer: I have a obsession with trying to get Thomas off the hook. I worry that this weekend’s Gospel story of “doubting” Thomas is reduced to condemnation of people whose devotion is based on experience. Is Thomas’ sin not so … Continue reading

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God’s dare: love more

This week is tech week for the New England premiere of Dead Man Walking, which I am in with Boston Opera Collaborative. Because this is where my heart and time are being spent this week, I am running a series … Continue reading

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