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Soul-Making(Comments Off on Soul-Making)

August 30, 2018

“Some say the world is a ‘vale of tears’, I say it is a place of soul-making.” John Keats

When we are young, much of life experience seems unplanned and random. Our dear little hearts are torn by both love and disappointment, one as painful as the other, and without warning, days open up under our feet, hurtling us into some new happening.… More

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Beware the banana skin!

During a homily at daily Mass on 15 December 2014 the Pope said “Never condemn others, but if temptation strikes, then condemn yourself because there is bound to be something deserving judgement”.

Pope Francis feels very strongly about people he sees as hypocritical.… More

The Canadian Goose

“Do not be afraid…Are not two sparrows (or Canadian geese) sold for a penny? And yet not one falls to the ground without your Father knowing. Every hair on your head has been counted. So, there is no need to be afraid.More

And About Caring

Recently I spent a week or so with my young grandchildren, which included some time when their parents were away. One evening the 6 year old tore himself away from a fast moving video game to ask me what my book was about.… More

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