Priorities! Priorities!

My friends tell me that I am a blue ribbon, world class worrier! As this worrier, I try my best to serve God and the world every day. When discussing this fact of a first class worrier,  a friend of mine reminded me of this Arab proverb: “Trust in God, but tie up your camel!” […]

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Be Holy as God is Holy

Living with perfectionists can drive us crazy! Not only are they hard on themselves, they are also hard on everyone around them! We tend to avoid perfectionists and perfectionism. When I read our Gospel today and heard Jesus say, “Be perfect just as your heavenly Father is perfect”, I immediately changed perfect from an adjective […]

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You Have Heard…But I Say to You

It’s mid-February and in many places mid-winter “blahs” have set in. Nights are long and cold, and the length of days that the brighter time offers may feel far off. In this Epiphany season, it is Jesus who shows us the brighter path to walk. It is Jesus who shows us life Today’s Gospel from […]

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You Are the Light of the World

When the well known humorist Erma Bombeck took a university writing course as a young student, one of her assignments was returned to her with a simple but powerful note, ‘You can write!” That comment launched her successful writing career. How often our latent talents are unleashed because of the encouragement of someone else who […]

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