Monthly Archives: May 2013

The table of plenty

      What is God’s plan?  It is to make us all the one family of his children, in which each of you feels close to Him and feels loved by Him — feels, as in the Gospel parable [of the … Continue reading

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Hope triumphs over all storms!

. . . . affliction produces endurance, and endurance, proven character, hope, and hope does not disappoint!   [Romans 5:1-8] In the midst of trial, loss, or tragedy, these words sound like a pious platitude.  Speak these words to the victims … Continue reading

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There’s no taming the Spirit!

“Paul does not say to the Athenians:  This is the encyclopedia of truth.  Study this and you have the truth.  No!  The truth does not enter into an encyclopedia.  The truth is an encounter — it is a meeting with … Continue reading

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Let’s not stand around looking into the sky

All of us know the experience of losing someone close to us to death.  And, we know what it is like to know that they are “gone” and to have an experience that makes us feel like she/he is still … Continue reading

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The Advocate as Teacher

With the beginning of May, every student and every teacher is aware of how many days remain before the end of the school year; the count down is on!  Parents are also aware that the summer “vacation” is right around … Continue reading

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