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Of Borrowed Time and the Other Cruelest Month

23 Feb

“The highest condition of the Human Will…is when, not seeing God, not seeming to itself to grasp Him at all, it yet holds Him fast.”
~ George MacDonald

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Gratitude is Enough

22 Nov

“If the only prayer you say in your life is thank you,
that would suffice.”
~ Meister Eckhart

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Of Pericopes, Susanna, and the Long Form of Our Lives

23 Oct

“We can’t hope to know others as we should like to, but we should make it our business to know them as well as we can.”
~ Dom Hubert van Zeller

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My Finest Hour in New York

24 May

“Let me see new ones every day! let me hold new ones by the hand every day! Give me such shows! give me the streets of Manhattan!”
~ Walt Whitman

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Easter Meditation on a Suicide Averted

17 Apr

“The movies are onto the search, but they screw it up. The search always ends in despair.”
~ Walker Percy

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Of Humor, Homicide, and Julian the Hospitaller

13 Feb


“The maximum amount of seriousness admits the maximum amount of comedy. Only if we are secure in our beliefs can we see the comical side of the universe.”
~ Flannery O’Connor

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Of Interrupted Rosaries and Guardian Angels

28 Sep


“Invoke your Guardian Angel that he illuminate you and will guide you. God has given him to you for this reason. Therefore use him!”
~ St. Padre Pio

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