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Archive - February 2016

That family flavor

That family flavor

I love being part of a big family. Well, to some, six might be more medium-sized, but I guess adding in the aunts and uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews gives me that big-family feel. And funny thing is, at Regnum Christi events like the open-house...

God´s Mercy

God´s Mercy

Today in the context of Lent we are reminded of no matter how many sins we have done God is willing to take care of us like the tree that hasn’t yet produced fruit. Sin is what kills life in our soul and stops fruit from producing. God doesn’t ever...

All You Need is Love

All You Need is Love

Recently at a workshop in Michigan, I bumped into a young woman whom I knew when I was chaplain at her high school. She told me that she has been looking for someone online, so I took advantage to pick her brain about themes I could write about for...

Sunlight in the library

Sunlight in the library

Ever since I was little, there´s been something about a library table being warmed by the sun through a big window. Specifically a library. When I´m surrounded by books, the sun´s warmth is especially magical. Today there were a couple sprinkles on...

Me and My Clutter

Me and My Clutter

Once again I find myself looking at my obvious Lenten penance with hope that God will, once again, help me.  He is so faithful.  The big house we moved into in March 2009 (yes, we moved during Lent; it was perfect) has some serious housekeeping...

Offered

Offered

I recently saw this statue of St Francis of Assisi (outside the Santa Barbara Mission Church in California). It made me think think about how on the Cross, Jesus offers himself to each one of us. He invites each one of us to receive him as he is...

a journey

a journey

The liturgy to me speaks about walking with Jesus. The journey that the disciples made with Jesus up Mt Tabor, or how God took Abraham “outside”, or even as St Paul tells us that we are on a journey to heaven. I think of how many times I can be like...