Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wednesday, August 31: “My Joy . . . Your Joy”

today is the birthday of my favorite son-in-law ( i only have one daughter) and i greeted him this way:  “wishing you a year of love, joy, prosperity, health, peace, & success!”  — everyone’s ingredients to a good and happy … Continue reading

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Tuesday, August 30: Usefulness or Relationship?

“two wrongs don’t make a right,”  were the cutting words an elder woman whom i hold especially dear and in high esteem told me in anger on the phone about a decade ago. she was referring to what i disgracefully … Continue reading

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August 29, Monday: The Unsurpassed Intimacy of Tested Faith

there are times when life takes us to the seemingly impossible and all we have left is God’s promises to cling on.  and, we do — we cling on to His promises for dear life, regardless if everyone around tells … Continue reading

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Sunday, August 28: The Purpose of Prayer

today, my son left for europe to visit his 3-year old daughter for the first time.  and all i kept saying in the morning was, “don’t forget to pray.  you need to pray everyday.  don’t forget to pray the rosary.  … Continue reading

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Saturday, August 27: Living Your Theology

great things come from small beginnings just as a beautiful house is built one brick at a time. i’d like to console myself that becoming holy is a long, challenging process — not an overnight thing, a quick-fix, or an … Continue reading

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Friday, August 26: Are You Ever Troubled?

my life has always been far from barren.   if it isn’t challenging, it is exhilarating, if it isn’t controversial, it is moving….  and, for some time in the past and for a few odd reasons,  if my life wasn’t … Continue reading

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Thursday, August 25: Sacrifice and Friendship

“my dearest God, surrendering myself to Your will has not been easy, nor has it been happy all the time either.  there are certain people i would prefer to be out of my life but they are still very much … Continue reading

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