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Archive - December 2015

family

family

In the context of Christmas, the Church gives us the chance today to reflect on the family. We look at this family and they didn’t have anything special, rather they looked pretty dim on a human level. They only had each other. Only a family can...

Bananas and Hardboiled Eggs

Bananas and Hardboiled Eggs

When you ask me what I consider comfort food, bananas and hardboiled eggs isn´t what comes to mind… but I think that I´ve recently moved them into that category. The other morning I was surprised at how much nostalgia entered my memory as each bite...

My Advent Theme Song

My Advent Theme Song

As I was studying for my Introduction to Christianity exam, I came across a paragraph in the professor´s notes that made me want to turn to the person sitting next to me in the library and say DO YOU GET HOW AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL THIS IS...

final preparation

final preparation

We are just a few days away from Christmas day! Christ is not only eager to be accepted and born in our hearts, but to come into this world through us for others. God wants to enter the lives of others through us as He entered this world through...

Power of Imagination

Power of Imagination

There were probably 15 or 20 of them: smiling, squiggling, four year olds. It was their turn to visit Jesus, exposed in the monstrance for First Friday adoration at Northwoods Catholic School. And it was me and them for the next 15 minutes. We went...

Every sin…

Every sin…

“Every sin is the distortion of an energy breathed into us…” — CS Lewis Every time I go to Confession, my focus is on telling Christ that I am heart-fully sorry for messing up his plan.  I chose myself over him, impatience...