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Helena Noel
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writer, poet, blogger
writer, poet, blogger

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Man, Death and Their Mutual Friend
An original poem by Helena Noel Might there be sweeter friend to man than Death?   For Death, 'tis thee who, patient, holds the door. Thy bedside watch endures 'til final breath,   And thine the grasp our trembling hands secure. A mother mourns the son beyo...
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What Does It Mean To Point Back To God
When I started this blog, I had no intention to talk significantly about politics and news, except maybe briefly on subjects that moved me. I wanted to spend time in reflection on the Gospel more than our culture. On poetry, prayer, worship. Even so, the ne...
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Rhythm of the Devotion: Need Some Funky Syncopation
My Prayer Life is Shiftless Ten years ago, it was Shower, dress, morning prayer, mass, breakfast, school. Today, I can't summarize my  routine in only a sentence. Lets just say that my life is a bit irregular, so if this prayerlife of mine is going to have ...
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Rhythm of the Day, Semester, Year.
My Prayer Life is Shiftless Ten years ago, it was Shower, dress, morning prayer, mass, breakfast, school. Today, I can't summarize my  routine in only a sentence. This morning, I woke panicky to a darkened room with burnt out light bulbs. Uh, well, slowly, ...
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Blood and Lightning: Living Christ Like Mary Did
So I can be Ambiguous at times... And Unmoving at times... Honestly, a lot of beliefs I hold to like a clamped bear trap. But those are the one are ones that my questions couldn't shake down and make crumble; they didn't spontaneously start like that! They...
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Remembering the Whisper is A Lie
Spring has ended, it's the dawn of summer (along with summer jobs): I've faced losing my job, finding a new one, making friends and losing friends, and a million things between. They've made my life messy as a tangled and tied wad of headphone cords! Ahead,...
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Blood and Lightning: Living Christ Like Mary Did
So I can be Ambiguous at times... And Unmoving at times... Honestly, a lot of beliefs I hold to like a clamped bear trap. But those are the one are ones that my questions couldn't shake down and make crumble; they didn't spontaneously start like that! They...
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Why A "Fifth Luminous Mystery" Post (Still) Eludes Me
My final post in this series I'm genuinely sorry, guys. I had all five posts written before I even started publishing this series, but The Fifth mystery is the most important to me, and a little bit harder to write on. (The original are here:  1st ,  2nd , ...
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Why It's Absurd to Skip Luminous (4/5)
Even if you pray the Rosary, and the Luminous Mysteries occasionally, there are 5 compelling reasons why you shouldn't skip Thursday! 4. A Need For The Acceptance Of Painful Glory: The fourth Luminous mystery is the Transfiguration .  q   28  About eight da...
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Why It's Absurd to Skip Luminous (3/5)
Even if you pray the Rosary, and the Luminous Mysteries occasionally, there are 5 compelling reasons why you shouldn't skip Thursday! 3. Ministering To Our Nation Means Ministering Fully: The Third Luminous Mystery is the  Proclaiming of the Kingdom. 3They ...
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