Tag Archives: presence

the grace of giving

In May of 2000, I lost someone very dear to me… my stepfather, Daddy Bill. He died about three weeks before we returned from Italy. Daddy Bill was in a very real sense my father… he provided security, stability and … Continue reading

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Sabbath and Gratitude

As I reflect on what it means to cultivate gratitude and a generous heart as a spiritual practice, I am reminded of the importance of keeping the Sabbath. I found this blog I wrote a few years back that really captures my … Continue reading

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Easy Access

Scripture for meditation: Matthew 3:1-12 I remember a time in Italy when Harry, the kids and I went camping to have some quality family time. We had found a little “agrituourismo” farm by some old mines where we could camp … Continue reading

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Is there room for a savior? Making space in the Advent Season

Scripture for Reflection: Matthew 24:36-44 Though we do not know the hour or the day when Christ returns, we are invited to be attentive to the now and be fully awakened to God’s presence on a daily basis. Advent is … Continue reading

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