Puzzles, Patience and Spoonfuls of Sugar

One of my favorite things to do when I was a kid (aside from playing catch with my dad…that’s right) was to play with puzzles. All kinds of puzzles, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, logic puzzles. I liked searching…

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Almighty Timing

Teaching religion to teenagers can be quite challenging, let alone on Saturday mornings. Throughout the years, I have had students who excel at making my task of getting through to them near impossible. But I remember…

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What is the mountain in your life? Are you wandering like a lost sheep?

What a time we are living in. All the suffering we are witnessing. Not to mention those adversities we experience up close and personal. Bringing Why and Doubt knocking at our doors. We become discouraged,…

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Beam Me Up, Scotty!

I was walking with my hubby on our way back from lunch the other day, as we came across a pair of pants and a shirt just lying on the pavement, and I said jokingly, “Oh look at that, someone was vaporized…beam me up Scotty.”…

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This and That For the Soul…To What End?

So much material written now a days about what’s good for the soul. Some of it good advice no doubt. Advice some of us try to apply to our daily lives, but which to few of us really commit,…

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Spiritual Awakening – Courtesy of a Defining Moment

Some people are born faith-ready. Mom reciting prayers before bedtime is their first memory of childhood. Being taught the three Rs in Catholic school; arriving in this country on a Tuesday…

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