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Rocking Chair Worriers

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/24/2017

in Ordinary Time

February 26, 2017 – Eigth Sunday of Ordinary Time “Don’t worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take of itself.” {Mt. 6:34a”) Rocking Chair Worriers Sometimes we sit in a rocking chair rocking back and forth, back and fort h. Maybe minds are rocking chairs, back and forth worrying, past and future, ancient ages or futuristic fantasies, […]

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Humility – a Die Hard Virtue

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 08/25/2016

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time — Cycle C “For everyone who exults himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself shall be exulted.” (Lk 14:11) In the Bible the word humility appears thirty-four times. When I entered the convent the first virtue we were to examine and to live was humility. At that […]

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Rocking Chair Worriers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/27/2014

in Ordinary Time

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A March 2, 2014 “Don’t worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take care of itself.” (Matthew 6:34a) Rocking Chair Worriers Sometimes we sit in a rocking chair rocking back and forth, back and forth. Maybe minds are rocking chairs, back and forth worrying, past and future, ancient ages or futuristic fantasies, […]

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Trash Cans and Truth

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 08/30/2012

in Ordinary Time

Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time—Cycle B September 2, 2012 “Nothing that enters one from the outside can defile that person; But the things that come out from within are what defile.” (Mark 7:18b, 20) Trash Cans and Truth What youth has not heard these commanding words from their mother? “Young man, take out the garbage!” […]

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