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Beth Hersom
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Jesus in the shadows
"Is that Jesus?" She, whispered softly. She was pointing up generally in the direction of the crucifix and the altar. My initial impulse was to just say yes. Yes. The priest represents our Lord and it's ok to see him as Jesus when he's lifting the chalice. ...

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To my Trump supporting friends
This is my hope.  I hope I am wrong. I hope you get to laugh at me and say I told you so. I'll take it gladly. I'll laugh too. I'd rather be an idiot than right.  I hope that I'm overreacting and seeing things that just aren't there.  I hope you're right. T...

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March for Women
This weekend was a hell of a weekend. Obama is out. Trump is in. Women marched all over the world. Crowd sizes are in dispute, but not really. And the world suddenly knows that pro-life feminists exist. We are here! We are here! We are here! We are here! YO...

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This weekend was a hell of a weekend. Obama is out. Trump is in. Women marched all over the world. Crowd sizes are in dispute, but not really.  And the world suddenly knows that pro-life feminists exist. We are here! We are here! We are here! We are here! Y...

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Musical preaching
I love music. There are a few genres I do not understand or appreciate and pretty much everything out of the 80's has some negative association and so I cannot judge it fairly. But my music taste are pretty diverse. I like the greats. Palestrina and Josquin...

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Starting a new blog. I am hoping to post meditations on the daily readings. Here is today's!

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Mary, my mother, pray for me
My youngest daughter is three. She is a clever thing. You know the game that kids play when they don't want to go to bed? "Mommy! I need a drink! Mommy! I forgot to brush my teeth! Mommy, can you tuck me in? Mommy! I am scared! Mommy..." Of course you do.  ...

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Church Militant
Proud she stands with her tearful eye on the battle, her knee falls on the ground in humble adoration. She hears the voice of her beloved and arms herself. Girded in Truth! Clothed with righteousness! Readiness! Faith! Salvation! Arm yourselves, but be shat...

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Imaginings
The morning after the debate between Hillary and Trump, I needed to remind myself that a wild imagination can be a wonderful thing. With two kids in school, I spent quality one on one time with my three year old. This is how we spent the morning.  ............

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Laundry and Sisyphus
My phone as dying so I went upstairs to plug it into the last undamaged phone charger in the house.  found my charger bathing in a nice, cool glass of water. Not floating or toe dipping, but fully submerged.  My logic is not always perfect. I thought to mys...
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