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For Abigail on her first birthday

Today was my youngest niece’s first birthday.  We celebrated her last weekend with a party and cake, and I spent this morning with her and her mom and sister, doing a little bit of girl bonding while shopping.  When I … Continue reading

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And so it begins again…

Tomorrow Advent begins, ushering in the season of waiting and watching for Christ to come, and starting, as it does each year, a new church year in a place of longing. I don’t feel ready for Advent, ready for Christmas, … Continue reading

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Still Keeping Me Company

My day started with a phone call from the hospital around 8:30, wondering if I was interested in working a four-hour shift tomorrow.  I agreed, hung up, and laid there quietly in the dark for a moment, getting my bearings as … Continue reading

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Of Isaac and Altars

This might be one of those external processing type posts where I write until my thoughts become less murky. I talked a bit about the fact that I’m moving forward with joining the Catholic church with two members of my … Continue reading

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The Silent Spaces

As I rode the bus to the university campus this morning, I was listening to an audio podcast of the EWTN show, “Coming Home”.  As I listened I thought about many aspects of this journey towards Catholicism, and felt my … Continue reading

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