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How We Are to Love

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Surviving the End Times

Jesus said to his disciples:
"I have come to set the earth on fire,
and how I wish it were already blazing!
There is a baptism with which I must be baptized,
and how great is my anguish until it is accomplished!
Do you think that I have come to establish peace on the earth?
No, I tell you, but...

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Like a Thief in the Night

If we are paying attention to the events of our world – the Thief has come!  All that has been hiding in the shadows is coming into the light.  The rug under which our culture has swept the sins of the patriarchy and the price of unbridled capitalism has blown wide open and now the dust and debris a...

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Following Jesus’ Example is Hard

Anyone can call themselves a Christian.  In fact, 2.3 billion people do (Pew Research 2015). Calling oneself a Christian, or proclaiming “Jesus Christ as our personal Lord and Savior,” however, has absolutely nothing to do with our ability to follow Jesus’ example.  Following Jesus is easy.  Followi...

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Judge Not

It is sometimes said that life is the greatest teacher.  In this week’s lesson, I could not agree more.  The lesson this week is all about judgment.  Specifically, we are going to explore our own tendency to judge……EVERYTHING, and how judgment keeps us out of the present moment, thereby disturbing o...

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Celebrating Mary Magdalene

This Monday, July 22nd is honored by the Catholic Church as the Feast of Mary Magdalene.  While the institutional Church has its own characterization of the Magdalene, here we celebrate and honor her as more than just Jesus’ disciple; but also as devoted student, initiate, co-equal partner,  (possib...

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Naming and Claiming our Needs

This week’s lesson is an attempt to give voice to an issue that has been IN MY FACE the last 6 months around unmet needs and the societal conditioning that seems to infringe on 1) Our ability to clearly identify, name and claim our needs and 2) actually getting these needs met.  The experiences I ha...