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Exodus or Bust

Morning Psalm 148 1   Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights! 2   Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his host! 3   Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars! 4   Praise him, … Continue reading

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To Be

Several years ago I visited a colleague of mine for some advice about my spiritual life. At our first meeting he said, “I am going to repeat a phrase. You meditate on the phrase. You will know when I am … Continue reading

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Titian and Touching

Noli Me Tangere By Titian This was painted around 1514 and hangs in the National Gallery in London. You can find the painting on the internet at: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/titian-noli-me-tangere The scene is taken from the Gospel of John, where Mary sees … Continue reading

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Did Ye Get Healed

  In 1987, the singer Van Morrison, best known for his song “Brown-Eyed Girl,” released an album called  Poetic Champions Compose which included a powerful song called, “Did Ye Get Healed.” You may be surprised to see that the title … Continue reading

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Hope for the Holidays

  I wonder what Mary and Joseph saw when they look into the eyes of their newborn child. What did they see in the eyes of Jesus? On the one hand, they knew this was a special child, a child … Continue reading

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Praying the Psalms in Detention

Every morning, when I do my morning devotions, I read from the Psalms.  About every two months I work my way through all the Psalms at least once. Psalms are prayers, so when I say I read through, I am … Continue reading

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  The Universe and Us I want to start this by asking you to look at the photo here.  Few years ago some scientists pointed the Hubble Deep Space telescope into what looked like an empty part of space. This … Continue reading

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