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Thoughts and reflections on God’s love and the Church.
You Are the Body of Christ

You Are the Body of Christ

Christ has no body now but yours. No hands, no feet on earth but yours. Yours are the eyes through which he looks compassion on this world. Yours are the feet with which he walks to do good. Yours...

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Eyes Open to Wonder

Eyes Open to Wonder

When I was in high school, my dad started taking my family on trips. He spent his four high school years in a different country and he always wanted to give us that experience. When he couldn’t move...

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Stop Trying to Renew Your Mind

Stop Trying to Renew Your Mind

Battling fear, depression, or anxiety can sometimes feel like being trapped in your own head with no way out. As hard as you try to push them away, the intrusive thoughts seem impossible to escape....

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Your Story Matters

Your Story Matters

“Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving.” — Madeleine L'Engle I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of story lately. This past weekend my husband and I attended a...

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Let’s Talk About Doubt

Let’s Talk About Doubt

At that instant he knew that all his doubts, even the impossibility of believing with his reason...did not in the least hinder his turning to God. All of that now floated out of his soul like dust....

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The Thrill of Hope

The Thrill of Hope

For the last decade or so, Easter has been my favorite holiday. I’m a black-and-white thinker, and logically, Easter was when death was defeated. Easter was the day our destinies changed. We were...

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All Things for Good

All Things for Good

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. — Romans 8:28 Christians love to quote Romans 8:28 when someone is...

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Without Clarity

Without Clarity

“The disciples did not understand any of this. Its meaning was hidden from them, and they did not know what he was talking about." Luke 18:34 Why wasn’t Jesus clearer? When He said that the...

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The Beauty of Belonging

The Beauty of Belonging

If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. — C.S. Lewis Part of being human is to sometimes feel...

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