Monthly Archives: November 2020

Chasing Gratitude

“Darkness deserves gratitude.  It is the alleuia point at which we learn to understand that all growth does not take place in the sunlight” (Joan Chittister). Thanksgiving Day will be lonely and uneventful for many Americans this year.  The loss of … Continue reading

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Parables – Part 2: The Parable of the Carrot

A parable is literally something “cast alongside” a truth in order to illustrate that truth. The website Got Questions labels the 35+ parables that Jesus told as “inspired comparisons”and then adds that a common description of a parable is: “an … Continue reading

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Remembering Alex Trebec

He was a Canadian who spoke fluent French. He was a husband and father who adored his family.  He was great at fixing and creating; his garage was acually a well-stocked and beautifully organized workshop. His autobiography, The Answer Is, … Continue reading

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Parables – Part 1: The Story of the Lost Fred

Today begins a new series of posts called Parables. As I planned the series, a phrase from my childhood popped into my head: “A parable is an earthly story with a heavenly meaning.” I decided to research the word and … Continue reading

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