Everyday Stewardship Reflections

The Purge

Currently, my house is in a state of purging. We just sold our roll-top desk we had for 20 years because it had become a magnet for STUFF and ultimately […]

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Looking for George Harrison

I have always had a great affection for the music and person of George Harrison. When I was a boy learning to play guitar, it was his songs that I […]

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No Greater Gift

We hear every year the story of the Magi bringing rich gifts to honor Jesus. They were honoring this newborn king the only way they really knew. And yes, I […]

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Mother of Mercy

Mary is the Mother who lovingly brings us to God, the one who turns human “yes’s” into miracles. Mary not only gave birth to the Son of God, she gave […]

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An Everyday Stewardship Christmas

The average American will spend close to $800 this year on Christmas gifts. That number is for the average person, not even the average family, which would be much higher. […]

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Tear Down Those Walls

Walls are not just physical things – we all build them around ourselves for protection of some sort. They separate us – and they can stop us from reaching out, […]

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Waiting

This Advent you may be waiting for even more than just the celebration of Jesus’ birth and His promised second coming. You may be waiting for a job offer, or […]

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The Grace of Simply Looking Around

There is an art and a grace to waiting.  The art is in how we use the time between hope and fulfillment.  Do we fill it up with mindless activities […]

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Don’t Panic!

In this Year of Mercy, Pope Francis tells us, “Don’t panic. God is greater than our sins!” Too many people have stayed away from God for too long because of fear. […]

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Two Coats

Pope Francis began this Jubilee Year of Mercy because, as he has stated, “mercy is the beating heart of the Gospel.” He states that the purpose of the year is to […]

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It’s the Year of Mercy! Step Into the Mess

Current news is filled with many definitions of mercy but the definition that resonates with me the most is attributed to Jesuit Priest, Father James F. Keenan. He says that […]

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Mary, Mercy, & Me

And so it begins! Today, on this feast of the Immaculate Conception, the Jubilee Year of Mercy begins. Anything you need to know about this much-anticipated year can be found […]

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