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Dignity, Defiance, and Mirth: A Plan for Dying Well

14 Nov

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“Sickness before death is a very appropriate thing, and I think those who don’t have it miss one of God’s mercies.
 ~ Flannery O’Connor

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An Extended Circle

7 Jun

“Remember when we dropped him off in the circle
that first day?”

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The Blessing of Marital Monotony

13 Nov

“The book of love is long and boring.”
~ Stephin Merritt

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Symphony of Humility

26 Jul

“Praise him with sound of trumpet” (Ps 150.3).

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A French Saint for Memorial Day

30 May

“I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.”
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Discovering Good Friday on Queen Anne Hill

14 Apr

“God has died in the flesh, and the underworld has trembled.”
~ from an ancient homily for Holy Saturday

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A Family Tour of Notre Dame’s Basilica

5 Sep

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“Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses,
let us also lay aside every weight…” (Heb. 12.1).

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