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Prayers for Orlando

“True prayer is nothing but love.” — St. Augustine My heart and prayers go out to all who lost friends and loved ones this past week. We light candles and stand with you and mourn the loss of so many … Continue reading

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Seeds of peace

“Spread harmony.”   It was the hopeful message of a recent Microsoft commercial during this year’s holiday season. If you missed it, the spot showed Microsoft employees walking out of their NYC retail store singing “Let there be peace on … Continue reading

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Beauty from ashes

The third on the list of ways we might live out the resurrection (from author Richard Rohr) is “Undo your mistakes by some positive action towards the offended person or situation.” I’m not sure it’s possible to “undo” our mistakes. … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Sixth Sunday, Palm Sunday Letting go is hard. I’ve had my fingers pried loose enough times over the years to know. I know good things come when I do. Yet it still doesn’t come naturally or easily. Many times I’ve … Continue reading

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Trail Mix

Fifth Thursday It’s technically spring here in Boston. To be fair, we’ve had a few warm days this week, and it’s raining now. But we’re expecting snow tomorrow, March 28th. I love the seasons, even winter, so the snow this … Continue reading

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Emerging

Fifth Sunday The deep peace of meditation isn’t an end in itself. It changes me and helps me be more open to God’s Spirit.  Often after a time of meditation or listening prayer, my thoughts turn to the needs of … Continue reading

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Being Still

Third Tuesday “The Lord called Samuel again, a third time. And he got up and went to Eli, and said, “Here I am, for you called me.” Then Eli perceived that the Lord was calling the boy. Therefore Eli said … Continue reading

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Week Two of Lent: Prayers of Examen

Psalm 51:10-12  “Create in me a clean heart, O God,
and put a new and right spirit within me. Do not cast me away from your presence,
and do not take your holy spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation,
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