Posts Tagged ‘death’

So Perturbed & Deeply Troubled, Jesus Lets Death Happen…

Jesus Raises Lazarus from the Dead

So. One little word, SO much meaning. So. “So what?” shows total indifference and may make you want to shake your preteen. “So who cares?” shows disguised heartbreak and may make you want to hug your wounded child. “So big deal!” shows arrogant defiance and may make you want to throw in the parenting towel altogether. Sometimes though, so simply…

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When Time Is Up…

When Time Is Up - Clock

Did you ever feel God was speaking to you, that the coincidence that just happened was just too. . . well, too coincidental to be coincidence? Could Sunday’s Gospel have been a coincidence? Could those who chose our Sunday Mass readings years ago have known what the Western world would be feeling in the days after Friday the 13th of…

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Eternal Rest Grant Unto Him O Lord

Candle with flame - Holy Spirit

My heart is heavy. Tears stream down my cheeks. There is a lump in my throat that I cannot swallow as I write this. I just found out about the passing of a dear friend, a man I’ve known and loved and respected for years now. I know I can’t do him justice here, but…

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V is for Victory Over Death AND Divorce

Black and White photo of tunnel

I recently reread the Bible passage The Raising of Lazarus, and, as often happens when I pick up the Bible or read Laudate’s downloaded version, I found a new message in the familiar story. Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.  So when he heard that he was ill, he remained for two days in…

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K is for Kill

Thou shall not kill - cemetery

I’ve never killed anyone. Or have I? The fifth commandment very clearly states, Thou shall not Kill. It seems simple enough. As long as I don’t put a gun to someone and pull the trigger, hold a knife to the throat of another, push someone in front of a moving train, I’ve got that commandment…

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