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Women’s Salon Experience

On February 2, about 40 women of the Awareness Salon gathered to hear a talk by Carol Dougherty. Carol is a registered nurse who now specializes in alternative health solutions such as medical Qigong and Lymphatic Drainage. Carol began her journey after several debilitating years with undiagnosed Lyme disease. After Carol’s talk, she had the […]

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Protected: Week 4: Some Research on Gratitude and Why We Should Care

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Protected: Week 3: Gratitude Turns What We Have Into Enough

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Protected: Week 2 – Gratitude as a Form of Prayer

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Protected: Week 1 — Gratitude as the Memory of the Heart

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Protected: Online Gratitude Course: An Overview and a Welcome

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World Day of Prayer for Creation.

Pope Francis designated September 1 as World Day of Prayer for Creation and so I encourage your prayers today for all of creation. We have much for which to be grateful and much to be done to heal this great mother of ours.  I’m sitting here eating a peach as I write this.  I received […]

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Laudato Si and our Earth Day call to live simply

As we anticipate Earth Day this year we can ponder the strength and wisdom of Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si: On Care of Our Common Home.” Pope Francis seems to be looking at our world through Franciscan eyes. Franciscan theology and spirituality is found everywhere within it. In the first paragraph Francis tells us “our […]

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Easter Morning

Easter morning awaking from a sound sleep knowing today would be special– Easter Sunday morning– but as I sit to ponder the great mystery I am overwhelmed and confused Easter changes everything but today there will still be little crucifixions all over the world today there will be suffering from separations from illness from greed […]

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Good Friday Reflection

Whenever something happens only once a year I learned to sit up and take notice especially when they are symbolic actions that require no words. Last evening we had the foot washing, soon the veneration of the cross and tomorrow, the new fire. The adoration of the cross can be a routine action similar to […]

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