Tag Archives: Lent

Lost in the Desert of Lent

I think that I am lost in the desert. Hope that I find my way out by Easter.  My desire to pray more, fast more, give more, and blog more has not translated into action.  Yes I know that there … Continue reading

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Rising from the Ashes

“You are dust and to dust you shall return” (Gn 3:19)  When you turn sixty, everyday is a wakeup call that life is short. Now I wake up when my favorite deacon stops snoring. Yet I am still startled every … Continue reading

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Return of A Deacon’s Wife?

Yikes it has been two years since my last post. Why so long? I was in a very long and dark tunnel due to Multiple Sclerosis. God led me out of it, finally, after a year in the black hole. … Continue reading

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The Silence of Jesus

The Pope has given us much to ponder on our desert journey. His recent catechesis focused on the importance of silence. Excerpt: This principle that without silence we neither hear nor listen nor receive the word _ applies above all … Continue reading

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In the Desert of Lent

How is your lent going? Well mine is a mixed bag. On the one hand I am going to daily Mass more often, and I have made progress on the issues that I needed to work on. But I still … Continue reading

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Lent: Prepare for Easter

I almost forgot. This deacon’s wife has a post up at our diocesan St. Joseph Educational Center.  They have a blog, Bite-sized faith which consists of concise articles to help parents pass on the faith. I was assigned the topic … Continue reading

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Great Tongues of Fire

Consider how small a fire can set a huge forest ablaze. The tongue is also a fire. It exists among our members as a world of malice, defiling the whole body and setting the entire course of our lives on … Continue reading

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