Category Archives: grace

Set Me as a Seal on Your Heart

During my summer of crazy tri-training I had a little phone trouble. There were a few days when I wasn’t getting notifications of messages, so when trying to organize my standing swim-breakfast date with Brendan and Nicole they left message … Continue reading

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To reach the goal is nothing else but the will to go

“Too late have I loved you, O Beauty of ancient days, yet ever new!” Yesterday was the Memorial of St Augustine, one of Christianity’s most celebrated theologians, who had quite a way with words (who could forget “Lord, make me … Continue reading

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That is enough for me.

“There was a rich man whose land produced a bountiful harvest. He asked himself, ‘What shall I do,for I do not have space to store my harvest?’And he said, ‘This is what I shall do:I shall tear down my barns … Continue reading

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Abide with Me

Abide with me, fast falls the even tideThe darkness deepens, Lord, with me abide.When other helpers fail and comforts flee,Help of the helpless, O abide with me. Darkness. Last night as I drove out of the city I happened to … Continue reading

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Life is not ended, just changed

“All the wickedness in this world that man might work or think is no more to the mercy of God than a live coal in the sea.” —William Langland Earlier this week there was a terrible tragedy that resulted in … Continue reading

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On being where I’m meant to be, and finding God in the woods.

Those students who use this blog as a procrastination technique had a disappointing week this week, as I didn’t post during finals when procrastination is needed the most. The reason I didn’t write much is simple busy-ness. I was in … Continue reading

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Bathed in the glory of God

“But I just don’t get anything out of Mass!” That’s an excuse that has never held much water for me. There’s so much meaning in liturgy over and above what little ‘motion’ we might get from it. I know, I’m … Continue reading

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