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Lament of Faith

One of the spiritual practices that I have been engaging in over the last few months has been to utilize the Liturgy of the Hours. While I have had a passing a familiarity with this over the last few years of my life, my present health circumstances have lent a new impetus to the practice….

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2 Year Anniversary

Today Megan and celebrated our 2 year wedding anniversary, and I have to say that it has been the best two years of my life. Even though it’s been full of lots of challenges and struggles that we could never have seen coming, I wouldn’t change it for anything and would have made the same…

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The Sight to Be Blind

This installment of my early church fathers paraphrases comes from St. Hilary of Poitiers. For more information on his life, please visit my previous paraphrase from him. This selection comes from the tenth book of his work “On the Trinity.” ——————————————————————– Understanding God comes about by faith. The search into his mysteries is bounded by…

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Feet to Love

Love, we are told, is a many-splendored thing. This simple word can instantaneously evoke so many thoughts and emotions, as passion and affection, goodness and ecstasy ring around its guilded panoply. But brilliance cannot be beheld without balance, else it would blind rather than beatify. In the Gospels, Jesus is revealed in myriad images. He…

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The Way to My Heart

The way to my heart is paved with black beans and a gooey four cheese blend. Megan made some quesadillas and a black bean corn salad which were both quite amazing. But don’t take my word for it- visit her blog, get the recipe and make it for yourself!

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Seeing is Loving

This installment of my church fathers paraphrase series comes from St. Peter Chrysologus. Not much is known of Peter’s early life or even his death. He was ordained a deacon by Cornelius the bishop of his hometown Imola. In A.D. 433 he was appointed to the bishopric of Ravenna by Pope Sixtus III. Peter had…

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Photography: Crown Center

Tonight Megan and I had our weekly date night. After sampling the festive fare of the inimitable Salty Iquana, complete with Iquana Dip and sopapillas, we headed out to Crown Center to walk. It has become one of our favorite spots, as there is lots of room to roam and plenty of things to do…

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Design: Handmade Picture Frames- Tea Bags

Last night Megan and I had another fun art night, and I continued with my recent habit of making handmade frames of our wedding pictures.

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The End

This week I was given an opportunity to share and Easter reflection as part of the GPS Insights blog at my church. You can read a truncated version here, while the full length version is below. “Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to everyone according to what…

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