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Two Sides of Discipleship

Sunday, February 26th, 2017 Posted in writing | No Comments »

In chapter three of Mark’s gospel, Jesus calls the 12 apostles to be with him and be sent out to preach and expel demons. Jesus’ call was to be in close intimacy with him and to share in his own ...

Role Call 2017

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 Posted in writing | 1 Comment »

I’ve found that my New Year’s resolutions are often short-lived, especially those about food, drink and exercise. Is there a more creative alternative to starting the year than the usual adopting of resolutions? ...

Thanks Every Day

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 Posted in writing | 1 Comment »

Every November we celebrate Thanksgiving when, if we are lucky, we can gather with family and friends to count our blessings and share a meal. But being grateful isn’t something just for one day out of the year. It should ...

A Simple Thought about Inner Peace

Friday, September 16th, 2016 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Though plenty of things these days can cause us to be upset and fearful, the words of St. Paul in his letter to the Colossians ask us to “ let the peace of Christ reign in your hearts” (Colossians, chapter ...

Measuring Trust

Sunday, July 17th, 2016 Posted in writing | No Comments »

We print “In God We Trust” on our paper money and inscribe it on our coins. But if we wish to have a genuine measure of how deep our trust in God is, we should look at who and what ...