Monthly Archives: March 2021

March 6

Reflection It may be important to consider what we say we value as compared with what we actually do in our every day lives.  When we do this, we usually discover that something needs re-aligning.  We may realize that there are values we hold, commitments we’ve made, growth we desire, that simply are not on the list of our actual…

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March 5

Reflection The substance of the sacred is woven into the fabric of existence, and belongs to the deepest promise of creation: that life is not just survival but a celebration of love. In this substance are written all of the names of creation, names that embody the individual purpose of each thing that exists, and also the oneness of which…

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March 4

Reflection Lent is an invitation to a deeper love, a recognition that we become what we love; a realization that how we love changes the world. The journey through the cross is learning to love through the breakdowns and sufferings of our fragile lives.  What seems like invincible boundaries of our personhood can suddenly be shaken at their roots and…

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March 3

Reflection There is a mean-spiritedness about raising suspicion. It differs from the realistic caution that is appropriate in certain situations. Suspicion causes us to view a person or situation negatively with little evidence and no proof of untrustworthy behavior. It is a form of attitudinal violence which robs us of our peace of mind and causes strains without sufficient cause.…

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March 2

Reflection Words come to life within a person. Who we are speaks louder than what we say. We cannot hide our character under our words for very long. It is easy to bluster against evil actions or to speak in pious language but eventually our listeners see through us. We cannot hide behind safe words. We are called not only…

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March 1

Reflection We have the standard from Christ, “By this shall all know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another”. That love is shown outwardly by our civility and courtesy to each other. Civility acknowledges the value of another person.  It is a way of living showing thoughtfulness, consideration, and respect for others. If the public…

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