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You are my God!

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Jeremiah 5:1-9; Romans 2:25-3:18; John 5:30-47  Psalm 95:7.  For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture and  the sheep of his hand. Oh, that today you would hearken to his voice. Abba! What a mix of emotions floods through me: love, awe, joy, gratitude, security...

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Fully Alive

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John :1:38: When Jesus turned and saw them following, he said to them, "What are you looking for? When I was 16, and my mother was in a coma at the hospital, I prayed all night on my knees by the bed at a neighbor's house, saying the Rosary and begging God to save her. As a "good Catholic...

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Listening with our Hearts

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Lamentations 3:37-58; Hebrew 4:1-16; Romans 8:1-11 "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts." St. Benedict talks about "listening with the ear of our hearts" to God. I love this phrase. Just hearing it softens my edges. When I'm available to God I can feel my heart opening...

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Them

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I Corinthians 10:7: Do not become idolaters as some of them did.... "The word of the Lord." How tender, yet arresting, is that oft-heard phrase as it frames my scripture readings. God, sometimes when I read scripture it feels like you're talking directly to me. Sometimes it feels like I'm...

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