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Being Led

Looking through an old retreat notebook I dug up a morning offering and thought I would share it today. Where O God, am I being...
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A Prayer for Sarah

This morning my friend and colleague, Sarah Signorino will likely give birth to a daughter, whom she has already named Clare. So I’ve dedicated my...
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A Dog’s Morning Prayer

Today’s morning prayer is translated from the dog. In the morning, it’s cold, but when we pray together in the morning with me on his...
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Can We Heal Wounds?

When the horror of September 11th came upon the United States my friends with children fought vigorously to keep their children away from the television...
prayer, reflections, violence

From Trauma to Forgiveness

About a week ago I commented on the Treyvon Martin/George Zimmerman case and tried to look at it from both sides. I also brought up...
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A New Serenity Prayer

Lord, grant me the patience to keep my mouth shut when I am annoyed. The Strength to not let anger get the best of me....
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A Morning Prayer

Lord, The ankle is throbbing… It hurts to walk… But others have much more pain than I do. My mother lives with pain and has…...
Boston Bombing, Pray, prayer

A Prayer for Peace

The sound of a bomb The screaming, the running Chaos Boston cries as do I For the senselessness of it all God cries too As...
Ignatian Spirituality, Papal Election, prayer, reflections, retreats

The Jesuitness of Pope Francis

So my colleagues at Charis Ministries in Chicago have asked a rather provocative question: Why Should Pope Francis attend a Charis Retreat? And so I...