Monthly Archives: November 2020

November 29

First Sunday of Advent Reflection Be watchful! Be alert! You do not know when the time will come. Mark 13:33-37  Advent is about newness. Something unimagined is about to happen. In this weary world a new voice will be heard.  A voice that gives hope.  A voice that will bring good news to those who are willing to hear.  It…

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November 27

Reflection Nature abhors uniformity. Nature produces individuals. Nature not only produces species diversity but also individual diversity. No two days are the same, no two snowflakes, no two flowers, trees, or any other of the infinite life forms. To wantonly destroy a living species is to silence forever a divine voice. In the universe to be is to be different.…

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November 26

Thanksgiving Day Reflection This is a different Thanksgiving for many of us. It has been a hard year in many ways. We have suffered anxiety, illness and loss. Yet, there is still much to be grateful for because gratitude enables us to live in wonder at the world revealed by our senses, the amazing capacity of our minds, the yearnings…

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November 25

UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Reflection  Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread human rights violations in our world today and remains largely unreported due to the stigma and shame surrounding it. According to the United Nations, 35% of women and girls globally experience some form of physical and or sexual…

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November 24

Reflection Those who live justly understand what belongs to whom and work to ensure that they receive it. If we take time to reflect on situations around us, the actions of our national leaders, the prejudices we take as norms, we may realize that we have been ignoring injustices that demand our attention. Justice impels us to recognize the equality…

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