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Finally Laid to Rest BEYOND PEARLS... - May 20, 2017 ... proof arrive we confirmed that it was what we wanted: We went back, over the next month, waiting for it to arrive. And finally, on Mother's Day, it was there: Seeing it, having a place to visit and knowing that he had been buried has been healing. I can't help but feel that the gift of going to pray for the souls of people we've known and loved, and friends of friends, and all those who've gone before us, has given me a greater peace than I could have imagined possible back when I was writing ...http://www.cammiediane.com/2017/05/finally-laid-to-rest.html

Guaranteed Fixes for Everything!!!! FATHER JIM CHERN'S BLOG - April 30, 2017 ... failures. Because  my focus was on me and what I wanted to do... I was going to logically convince them they were wrong - I was going to get them to go to Church, be a part of a community, fix whatever problem or mistakes, so that - so what, exactly? So that I'd feel important? So that I'd be right? So that I'd feel I earned my paycheck that week? What I finally learned was that it's not until you go through your own tough times, your own struggles, your own times of doubt and ...http://chernjam.blogspot.com/2017/04/guaranteed-fixes-for-everything.html

A Vestment Maker's Birthday Present for Pope Benedict XVI NEW LITURGICAL MOVEMENT - April 27, 2017 ... business - Di Clara. With my husband recovering from long-term illness and unable to work, I knew I had to do something to provide our family with some income. And with 3 young children, I knew the only viable option was to work from home. Running a small business from home wasn't a new thing for me. I had experience of working from home before with a wedding cake business that I was forced to close due to the change in the marriage laws. And after a priest friend suggest I ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheNewLiturgicalMovement/~3/R1gnTMqM_9M/a-vestment-makers-birthday-present-for.html

At the Movies - In the Living Room BACK BAY VIEW - April 27, 2017 ... that earned it a PG-13 rating, but the language came out of the mouth of a reprehensible character and added to the development of the story of Robinson's strength of character, so it didn't feel gratuitous. Even though he was taunted and belittled by both his own team at first, and competitors, he fought down the urge to fight back, but chose the road of nonviolent, gentlemanly behavior. This caused his team to rally behind him and created unity on the team. The movie made the racism of the ...http://backbayview.blogspot.com/2017/04/at-movies-in-living-room.html

JPII, We Miss You DO NOT BE ANXIOUS - April 23, 2017 ... Holy Week, this Easter Week? I don't know, but a light has shined in my heart throughout these days. Yesterday, breakfast with my friend was most pleasant; the time passed quickly, and I almost didn't notice the repetitions of his words and thoughts, the signs of his Alzheimer's disease. I found pleasure as I watched his face smile as he described the small pleasures of his day, and then again as he watched the video screen in front of the little girl seated ...http://do-not-be-anxious.blogspot.com/2017/04/jpii-we-miss-you.html

Number Six Wins Second Place in Essay Contest ANA BRAGA-HENEBRY'S JOURNAL - April 12, 2017 ... birth due to a stroke. It was a beautiful story, and beautifully told. Number Six read very well, with poise and confidence. Below is her piece. I listsend and learned so much from my daughter,who is wise beyond her years. Humility as Fuel for Optimism by Maria Braga-Henebry The concept of "inspirational quotations" is one of social media's favorite platitudes. Stock photos plastered with the words like "never give up," and other such phrases, show up in our ...http://anabragahenebrysjournal.blogspot.com/2017/04/number-six-wins-second-place-in-essay.html

Despite the rehearsals, I had no intention of singing the cantana ... TERESA'S TWO CENTS - April 10, 2017 ... recently that I'm singing here, with them. He said, "Well, now your secret is out and it's all over town." I can't be sure he was joking! He thanked me for singing with them. And his wife also thanked me. So, yes, I suppose word is out. In the ninety minutes before the service started, we went through the entire work of music. I had practiced on my own with an instrumental CD of the alto part. My goal was to memorize at least the words but I could not. Except for those ...http://teresatwocents.blogspot.com/2017/04/despite-rehearsals-i-had-no-intention.html

#beloved MARY LENABURG - April 4, 2017 ... some challenges to my family and when you are giving all you have to love those closest to you, the words you want to share with the world are harder to come up with it. How are y'all doing? How is your Lent going? Two weeks you guys. Easter is in two weeks!! That's just insane isn't it? I was doing pretty well with my Lenten plan until last week and the bottom seemed to fall out. We received some rather distressing news that required a few days to process. Not to worry, ...http://www.marylenaburg.com/2017/04/beloved.html/

"The Turn": A Lenten Meditation by Lionel Basney THE WILD REED - April 3, 2017 ... turning around, turning away from our sins and back to God. It's a decisive image: you change direction; you face the other way. What do we repent of? In the Bible it is often idolatry – putting the wrong thing at the center of our lives. Or it is an outright wrong, done on impulse or by design. It is the favorite anger, the nurtured grudge, the stab of envy, the pet dream of greed or lust or power. It is our preoccupation with ourselves. We recut the world as we want it to be. And ...http://thewildreed.blogspot.com/2017/04/the-turn-lenten-meditation-by-lionel.html

LORD IF YOU HAD BEEN HERE... (Where Were You? Where Are You???) FATHER JIM CHERN'S BLOG - April 2, 2017 ... strangers – some blind guy just got healed. .. So there's a sense of disbelief, perhaps anger on the part of the no-nonsense, straight talking- make-my-sister-help-me-out-Lord, Martha- LORD IF YOU HAD BEEN HERE, MY BROTHER WOULD NOT HAVE DIED. Mary on the other hand, was too distraught initially to even go out to meet Jesus like her sister did. She's overcome with grief. The Gospel tries to capture the emotional moment where the one she loved, trusted and had faith in, arrives at the ...http://chernjam.blogspot.com/2017/04/lord-if-you-had-been-here-where-were.html

Out and About – Winter 2016-2017 THE WILD REED - March 31, 2017 ... you've ever wondered what fast food looked like before McDonald's ran roughshod over the American landscape, the hash-slinging Hi-Lo is a good place to start. And for those questioning the diner's historic bona fides, just slip into one of the booth's tight-ish quarters. Yes, American waistlines were smaller in the pre-Big Mac era. On December 18, 2016 my good friend and housemate Tim and I hosted our annual Winter Solstice/Christmas gathering. Above (from left): Pete,Omar, ...http://thewildreed.blogspot.com/2017/03/out-and-about-winter-2016-2017.html

Forced Penance BACK BAY VIEW - March 30, 2017 ... which means he can't compete in after-school sports - in other words, the track team, of which I am one of the coaches. I know he got a referral one day for playing a video game in class (I'm ready to join a crusade against computers in the classroom - a topic for another day), but to be on Choices list requires three referrals, or two U's in citizenship (he did get one from the same teacher who gave him the referral), or a suspension. He can't remember anything else he did. ...http://backbayview.blogspot.com/2017/03/forced-penance.html

Culture, Faith and the Craven Souls of the "Nones" CRISIS MAGAZINE - March 23, 2017 ... culture, Epstein favors Mathew Arnold: There are born a certain number of natures with a curiosity about their best self, with a bent for seeing things as they are, for disentangling themselves from machinery … for the pursuit, in a word, of perfection … and this bent always tends … to take them out of their class, and to make their distinguishing characteristic not their [social origins, wealth, or status], but their humanity. Culture is the long-won communal accretion of ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CrisisMagazine/~3/fEIlb9igLRs/culture-faith-craven-souls-nones

Winter . . . Within and Beyond THE WILD REED - March 17, 2017 ... season's call to hunker down, rest, be reflective , Said another way, I'd much rather honor and say yes to winter's invitation to become that bit more attuned with the natural world around me; a world to which, because of all our technological advances and and expectations, we can easily forget we are connected. I believe that when we establish a resonance with the seasons and connect with the natural world, we honor Sacred Mystery immanent in all things. I share all of this as a way of ...http://thewildreed.blogspot.com/2017/03/winter-within-and-beyond.html

Above and More Than Earth THE CLOISTERED HEART - March 15, 2017 ... however, I am called by God to rise above the persistent pull of sin. I'm to fix my eyes on Jesus, and to consistently choose His way above all that is contrary to His will. Perhaps this is why the idea of a cloistered heart so draws me. I cannot live behind the walls of a monastery, for that is not my vocation. But living fully for God in the midst of the world? That IS my vocation. 'You put it so perfectly,' I wrote to a friend some years ago, 'when you wrote of returning ...http://www.thecloisteredheart.org/2017/03/above-and-more-than-earth.html

A Chat With Mary Lou (mallard) Tucker ST PATRICK'S CONVENT SCHOOL - March 2, 2017 ... name being Mallard) and it is close to my right ankle. I got the other one out in Fort St John, B C. It is a beautiful green shamrock with S P C (St Patrick's Convent) on it - in honour of my wonderful school, the school I attended as a child. It is on my right shoulder and I love it. Louie's St Patrick's Convent Tattoo. You can't get more loyal than that! While we visited our son Bobby, his darling wife Natasha, and our beautiful grandchildren, Jordyn and ...http://stpatricksconventschool.blogspot.com/2017/03/a-chat-with-mary-lou-mallard-tucker.html

If I Had (400) Million Dollars FATHER JIM CHERN'S BLOG - February 26, 2017 ... job if we didn't put a little time, effort and thought into that ourselves.  And as another great preacher pointed out, the beloved parable that Jesus tells of the Good Samaritan– well that Good Samaritan would have little more than pity to offer the victim he finds left in the ditch by robbers if he had no money. So this isn't about a radical renunciation of all things of this world. It's about not being possessed by them .   It's about not being obsessed by them.   It's about not ...http://chernjam.blogspot.com/2017/02/if-i-had-400-million-dollars.html

How Can I Change? DO NOT BE ANXIOUS - February 16, 2017 ... or parents or God. Even they can recognize superficial change. Real change is not just starting in a new way; it's also stopping in an old way. It's not just taking off the headphones, it's throwing them away. That's commitment to change, trying to hear new music. And, like trying to turn rocky ground into a flourishing garden, it takes hard work. How can I change? Where do I begin? The very first step you must take is the hardest: it's to drop the "I" word. Despite what our culture whispers ...http://do-not-be-anxious.blogspot.com/2017/02/how-can-i-change.html

Book Review and Interview With Jeannie Ewing, Author of Sea Without a Shore SPIRITUAL WOMAN - January 28, 2017 ... desires my fidelity over secular accomplishments and accolades . . . The only true measure of success is that which leads us to heaven." "Never underestimate the power of a whisper. There is someone, somewhere who is inspired, touched, and transformed by your faithfulness to God." "I've realized that people are just starving for someone to notice them, to care about their suffering, to listen. When we do these things, however awkward it may feel for us, we're presenting the mercy of God to a ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/SPBgN/~3/11vxICQgUbU/book-review-and-interview-with-jeannie.html

St. Francis De Sales, Mentor and Model JEAN M. HEIMANN - January 24, 2017 ... that, let us have no care about tomorrow. Let us think only of living today well, and when tomorrow comes, it also will be today and we can think of it then. Do not look forward in fear to the changes of life; rather look to them with full hope as they arise. God, whose very own you are, will lead you safely through all things; and when you cannot stand it, God will carry you in His arms. Do not fear what may happen tomorrow; the same everlasting Father who cared for you today will take care ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/01/st-francis-de-sales-mentor-model/