Posts Posts by: "Maria Evans"

Grafts and Roots

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“Even though Lent is drawing to a close, it may be weeks, months or years more before we fully can understand or appreciate our own new graftings, and the process of prayerful, reflective self-examination can lead us closer to God in this upcoming season of resurrection…(Read More)

“Ultimately, I have to wonder if what was really bugging Judas was not the cost, but the intimacy of death, and his own sense of fear and self-unease around what would play out in the days to come.  We see soon enough how he manages his own avoidance of his own possible death, and…(Read More)

John Keble

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“Perhaps the real teaching point from his life is that he discovered a way to move out of his shell into a new reality, through his faith.  His faith inspired his poetry, and his poetry reflects the journey of a man who was continually seeking to understand Scripture and church teaching through the inner workings…(Read More)

“Louise de Marillac’s life story really wasn’t very different than our stories might be now. She put a dream aside, and by all accounts, lived a satisfying, challenging, and busy life. Yet when her husband died, mere chance re-awakened her to that old dream, and the Holy Spirit created new life out…(Read More)

Brigid of Kildare

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“Brigid challenges us to go beyond the measured, reasonable generosity that always takes into account that something might run out…(Read More)

“Ultimately, it’s all about water…and in the case of our lives in Christ in the 21st century, perhaps we can begin to see this story through the lens of the baptismal waters and how they might affect our own fibers and our own bodily containers…(Read More)

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