Monthly Archives: August 2014

Sunday Reflection, 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 31, 2014): The Call to be a Prophet

“You duped me, O LORD, and I let myself be duped; you were too strong for me, and you triumphed. All the day I am an object of laughter; everyone mocks me.” — Jeremiah 20:7 This weekend is the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary … Continue reading

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Migrations

Originally posted on Embracing Forever:
I was in Washington, D.C. this past weekend with my wife and her eight year old grandson, and we went to an IMAX film to see the story of Fred and Norah Urquhart, who spent…

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Feast of St. Augustine of Hippo (August 28)

“Our hearts are restless, O God, until they rest in You.” — St. Augustine of Hippo Repost from Last Year: St. Augustine of Hippo was an early Christian theologian whose writings are considered very influential in the development of Western Christianity and Western … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 25, 2014): At the Heart of Matter

“Talking with you has revived and given a new start to many ideas and impressions in my mind. As the best way of depicting the beauty of our Lord at the heart of things — as I see him in … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 24, 2014): Leadership Through Service

  For who has known the mind of the Lord or who has been his counselor? Or who has given the Lord anything that he may be repaid? For from him and through him and for him are all things.  To him be glory … Continue reading

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Slate Book Review: Know Nothing, the True Story of Atheism

This blog has been fairly quiet lately, mostly because of work and family commitments (as well as discernment about whether I am ready to commit to an eight month retreat in Daily Life, but that is another story). However, I … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 18, 2014): Trust in God’s Plan For You

“[I]f people try to be ‘pioneers’ not out of personal pride and ambition but from love of the Church and of truth, and with absolute trust in God and acceptance of His will before all else, can God allow them … Continue reading

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