Monthly Archives: March 2020

March 7

International Women’s Day Reflection International Women’s Day is a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements from the political to the social while calling for gender equality. It has been observed since the early 1900s and is now recognized each year on March 8. The theme for this year is I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights. The theme is aligned with…

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March 6

Reflection God’s forgiveness is unconditional; it comes from a heart that does not demand anything for itself, a heart that is completely empty of self-seeking. It is this divine forgiveness that I have to practice in my daily life. It tells me to keep stepping over all my arguments that say forgiveness is unwise, unhealthy, and impractical. It challenges me…

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March 5

Reflection The choices we make in love and for love co-create our future. When we see ourselves as part of the larger whole, we act on behalf of the whole of which we are a part…A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the whole biotic community … It is wrong when it…

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March 4

Reflection  Spirituality is an awareness that we long to reach a dimension beyond ourselves. It is a desire to know the Incomprehensible Mystery that we believe exists and is in contact with us in a loving relationship, the Mystery we call God. The deep longing buried in each of us pulls us toward a journey of search for this Being. …

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March 3

 Reflection How much do societal norms of acceptance undermine our actions? We probably all have a concept of what a just world would look like. If presented with choices, we would probably choose what was most aligned with our expressed principles. The question is not what we know to be good, but how we live it out. How often do…

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March 2

Reflection The basic rule of our faith is love. Yet, combatting baseless hatred whether anti- Semitism, Islamophobia, or racist ideology will never be simple. Baseless hatreds see and treat people as the “other.” They build on a belief that an entire group of people is a threat. The actions resulting are an expression of a hatred so intense that lives…

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March 1

Reflection   The Spirit sent Jesus out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty days  and he was tempted there. Mark 1:12-15 In the desert Jesus sought the presence of  the Holy.  Often the wilderness is  metaphor for a place where the visible world of our daily experience and the sacred intersect. The barrenness  can also…

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