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Loving Marriage

My nephew and his girlfriend announced a while back that they were engaged to be married. They wanted to have the wedding this Spring and had been thinking about what that might look like. Due to the current circumstances, they decided to have the marriage ceremony in a park with only their parents in attendance. […]

Retaining Sins

I met with my prayer group tonight via Zoom. We read the Gospel for the upcoming Sunday which is Pentecost. It included the famous words from Jesus, “Receive the Holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them and whose sins you retain are retained.” We had a lively and spirit led discussion about those […]

Good Talk

I have been missing the caregiver meetings that I used to attend. One of the organizations was able to coordinate an online session that I plugged into this afternoon. It was uplifting as always even with the challenges of a web meeting. Tonight I met with my prayer group on Zoom. It was so nice […]

Won’t Miss Out

My mom’s Parkinson’s exercise class has been available online for quite a few weeks now. They started with one video conferencing system that worked well for us, then switched to a different one. After that, we had nothing but troubles. We tried different pads and speakers and were about to give up on the whole […]

Virtual Painting

My sisters, son, and some friends like to go to the group painting classes for a fun event. My mom has mentioned that she would like to try it, but I thought it would be a bit overwhelming for her. They have been closed now, like most businesses. However, last week, I saw an ad […]

Unexpected Blessings

Tonight I talked with some friends who the husband had battled cancer over the past year or so. He has been doing very well recently and his cancer is gone at this time. They said that an unexpected blessing through it all was the closer relationship they have as a family. They speak to their […]

What Is Faith

Today’s Gospel reading was the story of two disciples who left the city of Jerusalem after the death of Jesus and were on their way to Emmaus. They had even heard that Jesus was raised from the dead and some of their friends had seen Him. But they lacked faith and were on their way […]