Reflections

Happiness

“Happy the people whose God is the Lord.” Psalm 144:15 Happy birthday! Happy Christmas! Happy New Year! Happy holiday! What scenes, emotions, feelings do these phrases conjure up for us? What are …

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Loneliness

“All the lonely people, where do they all come from?” Eleanor Rigby – song by John Lennon and Paul McCartney Joseph Conrad, novelist, asks the question: “Who knows what true loneliness is …

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Mary

“Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.” Luke 2:19 “Of all God’s creatures, Mary is the one who loved Our Lord the most. I choose her, then, as …

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Prayer

“Rising very early, Jesus left and went off to a deserted place, where he prayed.” Mark 1:35 God shapes the world by prayer. St Teresa of Avila describes prayer as “being present …

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