A milestone

Milestone n.  1. A stone marker set up on a roadside to indicate the distance in miles from a given point. 2. An important event, as in a child's development, the history of a nation, or  the advancement of knowledge in a field;  a turning point. Our nation reached a grim milestone this past week when the number of Covid-19 deaths exceeded 500,000. That is a staggering number and sadly…

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Prayer to Unite

Almighty God, give us grace to lay to heart the great danger we are in by our unhappy divisions. Take away all hatred and prejudice, and whatever else may hinder…

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Hope

I am not really a winter/snow person and I have pretty much decided that I am not a 2020 person either. When I went out to do some shoveling this…

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Pray

Always pray to have eyes that see the best  in people, A heart that forgives  the worst, A mind that forgets  the bad,  and a soul that  never loses faith…

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You are not alone

Nothing beats a hug… For people who live by themselves during this pandemic the cessation of meaningful human contact can create a sense of isolation, even despair.  When we cannot…

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Stay the course

Trappist monk Thomas Merton, who spent more than twenty-five years of his life in a Kentucky monastery, writing and teaching.  Merton struggled to discover God’s will.  He captures his struggle…

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