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Sitting under blue skies
In a cove,
Energized by the sea,
"Come, sit with me."
Mary Olivia Patiño
Matthew Kelly's book challenges us to prioritize what is important for our lives and to see where we resist that happiness.
Inspired by his work, our Angels' writing group reflected on ways that we 'resist' God's invitation and the ways that we ultimately seek God's Plan.
The journey of writing is like a pilgrimage. Along the road, we befriend others as well as our deepest memories. Our souls yearn to find meaning and to give thanks.
Writing is balm for the soul
Planning a day of reflection?
Using a chapter from her Journal section in Moments of Grace: a Collection of Poetry Inspired by Faith, author, Mary Olivia Patiño will customize a morning or day of reflection for your venue.
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In the Garden of Olives
Photo: Mary Olivia Patino
Write: To Remember
When have we found ourselves at the foot of "the agony in the garden"?
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My Lenten Journal
My Spiritual Gifts
How am I sharing God's compassion for me with others, i.e., my family, my loved ones?
How will I bring that spirit of mercy to the stranger in my midst?
Even now, says the Lord,
return to me with your whole heart...Rend your hearts,
not your garments,
and return to the Lord.
Poetry that Inspires
Write to Tell a Story
Features Journal Section for Reflection with Scripture.
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"We write to remember."
from burning of the Palms
at St. Brigid Catholic Church
Photo courtesy of V.M., parishioner
As ashes are placed on the foreheads of the faithful, we hear these words:
"Repent and believe in the Gospel."
"Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return."
marks the beginning of
Listening to others from a distance of respect
the distance is
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