I’ll admit it, I stole the title of today’s post from my Magnificat Reflection from Monsignor Giussani, a priest from Milan, Italy. Today’s stolen title and gospel reflection can be found here. It’s more than worth the read. None of us are worth it really, though are attentions seem to sway us to think otherwise. …

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Silence is a work of art. It is a choice. It is a canvass. It is a miracle of life. Even the brush strokes have noise. Bristles to paper. The splashing of water. The insistence of color. Red is loud and blue has the hues of ice. Yellow demands its way. Green is the rustling …

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How do you live one moment at a time? You cannot. This concept is wholly secular. Moments are increments of time that pass in movement from once frame to the next. They are snippets. They are still frames that can only be entered once the “moment” has passed. And, we move on to the next …

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I am feeling overwhelmed by the time that I can’t change. As the clocks move forward, I struggle to catch up. The hours and minutes and seconds are in a sprint before me, and I am breathless and desperately chasing… time. In a haze of exhaustion and sorrow, the words in my bible seem to …

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“We must never say that the kind of sanctity, forgetfulness of self, love of the cross, self-immolation and so on-are not for us. That is our human way of looking at things. If God wants them of us, he will send the necessary graces; all we must do is to hold ourselves in readiness for …

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Free Fall

Melissa Zelniker-Presser

Writing is falling. It is exposing. It is trusting God word by word and line by line to say what needs to be said, what He wants to be said. I have started and destroyed three prior blogs. Such is the journey of a poor human soul who is afraid and distrustful of God. God …

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