Category Archives: Prayer

an attitude of gratitude

Gratitude is among the highest forms of prayer…to be grateful for all that God has done for us and is doing for us.  All of the great spiritual writers stress the importance of living with a grateful heart. Twelve Step … Continue reading

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The Fourth Word

Tradition has it that Jesus uttered Seven Words while hanging on the Cross. The Fourth is “And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying Eli, Eli lamma sabacthani?  that is, My God, My God, why have you … Continue reading

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Peter’s arrogance

I identify with Peter.  In today’s Passion narrative of Mark’s Gospel, we hear Peter say to Jesus: “Even though all should have their faith shaken, mine will not be.”  The ever impetuous Peter loves Jesus but is not in touch … Continue reading

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Jesus is Truth

We live in a world of “fake news” and “alternate truth” … in other words, we live in a world filled with lies.  And the biggest lies come from the mouths of those who are supposed to lead us.  We can find ourselves echoing the … Continue reading

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I surrender

This day, I surrender My past to God’s Mercy, My present to God’s Love, My future to God’s Providence. Amen!

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