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The Spirituality of…Surfing? Finding God in the Waves

“You call me out upon the waters, the great unknown where feet may fail.  And there I find You in the mystery.  In oceans deep, my faith will stand.” There are many times and places in our lives where one is able to encounter Christ.  The most obvious are places where Christ and spirituality are […]

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Peace of Heart

Peace is underrated, and occasionally misunderstood. If “peace is ‘the tranquillity of order’” (CCC 2304), then what is the right way to order things in our lives? Again and again, the Bible tells us to let God figure that out: In his letter to the Philippians, Paul and Timothy encourage the people: “Have no anxiety […]

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A prayer For Perfect Trust

If you are on the East coast, I’m certain you are experiencing the lovely warm unseasonably temps of November. Typically at this time of year we would be either contending with snow, rain or colder temperatures. However, this year God has been quite kind to us with a few days of 70 degree weather. While […]

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Let Us Enter Into These Most Sacred Mysteries!

I have been reading a beautiful book on the Liturgy recently: For the Life of the World, by Alexander Schmemann.  This Eastern Orthodox priest and theologian cuts to the heart of the sacred drama unfolding in each liturgy. In the sacred liturgy we become participants in the Heavenly Kingdom; Sons in the Son; Partakers in […]

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Don’t Forget to Share the Joys Too

We are all so quick to ask for prayers when we are in need, but we often forget to share the joys when things turn around. I have noticed that many times when a loved on is ill, there is financial strain, or an accident, we are all quickly inclined to enlist our loved ones, […]

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