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Our Beloved Country

There are real problems in our beloved country, but we are here, in this place, in this moment, and are therefore called to be stewards of what we’ve received.

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‘God, Rid Me of God’

When we pray it is worth considering how we may be projecting our own ideas, or our ego’s ideas, onto how we want or hope God acts in our lives.

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Grace in Liminality

It seems to me that one of the most difficult things in the spiritual life is opening oneself up to experiencing God’s love, grace, and goodness during the liminal times of our lives—that space of helplessness and unknowing between the crucifixion and Resurrection.

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We Are Not Alone

Core to the Christian Gospel for Franciscans is the realization that the God of the universe decided to enter into our world, first through creation itself (Gn 1), then through the Incarnation (Jn 1), not because of sin or the need to “pay a price,” but simply because that’s what love does.

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