Monthly Archives: November 2014

Today’s find: Waiting

The prophet Isaiah’s pretty much got it right, I figure: It must all be God’s fault.

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Today’s find: Thanksgiving

There are times when I wish God wasn’t quite so faithful in answering my prayers.

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Today’s find: Vision

Ever seen a lamb with seven horns and seven eyes? Or how about a lion-like beast sporting six wings, and covered with eyes inside and out?

Yeah, me neither.

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Today’s find: Chillin’

The heat didn’t kick on overnight, so things were a bit chilly in church this morning – a reminder that our almost-40-year-old building is showing some unmistakable signs of age. Somehow, the discomfort we felt – we ‘6:30 Mass regulars’ – seemed oddly appropriate as we near the end of the liturgical year.

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Today’s find: Balancing act

My beloved SLU Billikens opened the men’s basketball season with a nail-biter of a win on Saturday night, but it was actually the half-time entertainment that wound up bringing the most fervent prayer to our lips.

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Today’s find: Bright lights

We were billed as “The Almost Never Quite Ready for Anytime Players”…and it’s safe to say our amateur troupe lived up to its less-than-stellar promotional designation.

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Today’s find: Precious jewel

Austria is the place to go, I’m told, if you want to see some of Christendom’s greatest treasures—treasures like a splinter from the cross upon which Jesus hung; one of the nails that pierced his flesh; and a thorn from the crown that mocked his reign.

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Today’s find: Among the saints

I am scheduled to die on Saturday night.

Or more precisely, the character I play in an upcoming mystery theater production will be murdered (thankfully, off-stage. No dramatic ‘death scene’ for me!)

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