Monthly Archives: December 2017

Heavier than a Bowl of Soup

Let me nudge you to resist the condescending tendency to see those whom we serve as recipients of our merciful goodwill. “In fact, we likely are privileged beneficiaries of an unjust system that perpetuates their misery.” Thus Vincent de Paul … Continue reading

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The Huron Carol

The Huron Carol, by Father John de Brébeuf Twas in the moon of wintertime When all the birds had fled, That mighty Gitchi Manitou* Sent angel choirs instead; Before their light the stars grew dim and wond’ring hunters heard the hymn: “Jesus … Continue reading

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The Very Definition of Peace

The Very Definition of Peace by Nancy Peacock “I remember about 5 years ago lying in bed late one night pondering what would be the hardest two things that could ever happen to me. There were of course a number … Continue reading

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The Two as One, The One as Two

Joseph    by Burke Sperling No one said it would be like this! What ever happened to      The two shall be come one? Each day she      Grows,           Shines,       … Continue reading

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More like Mary

Pregnant     by Burke Sperling I dreamt the other night – You were pregnant. This is the second time now… The odd thing though is I was deeply stirred.      Aroused by the curve Of your belly, The … Continue reading

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