Tag Archives: BOOKS

Lent’s Lost and Found: Revisiting Hope and The Prophesy of Simeon

The photo above is of some wheat I picked years ago from my ancestral farm in North Dakota.  I was in a vase for many years until I decided it was too dusty and just needed to be thrown.  In … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Guarding my Heart and Opening it Too

Today is Ash Wednesday and my first day re-visiting the book Your Sorrow is My Sorrow.  I also printed out the booklet I made with suggested prayers for the Seven Dolor Rosary I found from sources years ago when I … Continue reading

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The Seven Sorrows of Mary for Lent

It is already the day before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, and I still do not have a devotional plan.  For the Liturgical Seasons of Advent/Christmas and Lent/Easter I usually find a book to guide me in my daily … Continue reading

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Advent through Epiphany Meditations – Night Visions by Jan L. Richardson

Artist and poet, Jan Richardson’s words and images have been speaking to me for the past couple of years in the emails she sends out to those who sign up.  I am not sure why, but so many times I … Continue reading

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A Rosary Prayer

This is a copy of what I received in my email inbox today from the Upper Room Daily Reflections that I subscribe to.  It features an excerpt from a new book of prayers that can be used with the Anglican … Continue reading

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Quote from Beauty: The Invisible Embrace by John O’Donohue Graphics by prayer beads – share freely

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What is Beauty?

I have started reading a wonderful book called Beauty: The Invisible Embrace by John O’Donohue.  If you struggle with the purpose of beauty like I often do, I highly recommend this book.

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St. Birgitta of Sweden – Motivated by Trust

As I have been doing some research on St. Birgitta of Sweden (St. Bridget of Sweden,) one of the chapters in the book I recently read, Open the Door, came back to me. St. Brigitta of Sweden is known as … Continue reading

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Is God Using Me?

Last Friday, our priest, Fr. Denny, gave a homily and used the example of a trip he once took to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) to make a point. He told the story that he and a group from … Continue reading

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Is God in the Walls, the Ceiling, the Floor, the Furniture? Is God Even in the Messy Room?

Yesterday, I received an email for The Upper Room–a daily devotion I subscribe to.  It talked about going though every room in your home and blessing it as a way to make room for the coming of Christ, which I … Continue reading

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