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Sunday Reflection, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 12, 2014): Detachment and Freedom

 “I know how to live in humble circumstances; I know also how to live with abundance. In every circumstance and in all things I have learned the secret of being well fed and of going hungry, of living in abundance and of being in … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (May 12, 2014): Freedom of Christianity

“Christianity is not, as it is sometimes presented and sometimes practiced, an additional burden of observances and obligations to weigh down and increase the already heavy load, or to multiply the already paralyzing ties of our life in society. It … Continue reading

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Authentic Spiritual Freedom from Disordered Attachments

This week I started an online Ignatian Retreat. So far so good, although I have not been able to devote as much time to prayer and meditation as I hoped for. One of the themes this week is on Spiritual Freedom. … Continue reading

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Ignatian Spirituality and the Type A Personality

One of the great things about blogging over the last six months, is that I have had the pleasure of virtually “meeting” a lot of interesting people. One of the blogs I follow is Ancient Christian Wisdom, a site run … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 23nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 8, 2013): Radical Detachment

“Anyone of you who does not renounce all his possessions cannot be my disciple.” – Luke 14:33 Today is the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  You can find the weekly readings here.  The theme is that we are to detach ourselves from anything … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection; 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time (June 30, 2013) (Freedom in Christ)

One of the comments I hear from people (both non-believers and believers) on religion in general and Christianity in particular is that it is a stifling set of rules that limit human freedom.  These people view commitment to a belief … Continue reading

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