Spiritual

I am unabashedly a woman of faith and it informs most of my writing.

Saturday 5th Week of Lent March 27, 2021

We are about to enter Holy Week and our scriptures are pointing to the story of this coming week. https://bible.usccb.org/readings/calendar.  Ezekiel prophesied that we will be united under one Shepherd and we shall be God’s people. The Psalmist reassures us that we will be gathered under the protection of the one true Shepherd. Jesus is identified as …

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Thursday 5th Week of Lent March 25,2021

Only nine months till Christmas! https://bible.usccb.org/readings/calendar.  Today’s feast celebrates the Annunciation to Mary that she will bring forth our Savoir. In the midst of Lent, we are reminded how our salvation began. It began in a young woman of no great significance. Even Elizabeth who is also expecting a baby in a miraculous way is also insignificant. …

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Wednesday 5th Week of Lent March 24,2021

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego are threatened with death by King Nebuchadnezzar if they don’t kneel and worship his golden idol at the sound of every musical instrument. https://bible.usccb.org/readings/calendar.  That’s quite a threat. There is music all around us—the laughter of children, family, and friends, the singing of birds, the sigh of wind in the trees, the sound …

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Sunday 5th Week of Lent March 21, 2021

Jeremiah, in a more tender moment, speaks these words to us from God, “I will place my law within them and write it upon their hearts; I will be their God and they will be my people.” https://bible.usccb.org/readings/calendar.  Much like yesterday’s reading, we are special to God. We are his people! Picture a grandfather and grandmother enveloping …

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