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Two of my friends don’t believe in God

I do know this … we have no power in other people's spaces. But God does.
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Personal archaeology: A piece of art I never knew I owned

Over the past few weeks, I have been going through some boxes of photos and mementoes. The idea is that I will organize them and maybe even discard some things I don’t need.
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The truth hurts

Sometimes people do terrible things. They hurt people deeply. They hurt children. They let down people who look up to them, people who trust them. They lie about what they do, and sometimes they tell the people they are hurting to lie, too.
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A little comfort after an airplane crash

Colleen McCormick and Don Hudson were taking off from an airport in Mexico with their children last week when their plane started shaking and crashed.
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When people ask us to pray

The next time someone asks you to pray for something or someone specifically, it is because that suggestion is significant to him or her. Let’s really hear the petition … pray it … and mean it.                   
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How much is that doggy in the window?

Our 8-year-old wants a dog. He’d probably settle for a cat, but he really wants a dog.
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Rooting for the Orioles, a rainbow, a sunset, a trip to the Green Dragon, school supply shopping, and more (7 Quick Takes)

We’ve had a mixture of rain and sun this week, and one night I slipped out of the house to run to the store for strawberries.
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A memory from the feast of St. Ignatius

Then I thought of something. It was the feast of St. Ignatius. When you can do nothing else, you can pray.
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Is it appropriate etiquette to eat pepperoni pizza in a funeral home?

Death is such a part of our lives, and it puts us in a funny place. Since that's true, why not amuse ourselves?
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