For decades I always attended church on Easter Sunday. I bet many of my readers never missed an Easter service either. Even when I was on sabbatical, we had an Easter Mass in the chapel. I remember being six years old wearing my brand new white sports coat to the Easter service. Unfortunately when they…

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Next week is Holy Week. It is hard to believe that the Lenten season is almost over. We all wish we could say the season of the virus is over. Given the stay in place we are all challenged to honor God this coming week in new and unique ways. What are you going to…

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Worry is a prayer for what you don’t want. — John Assarf, The Answer. It seems the only news is about the virus, and very little of it is good. Suzy decided I needed a good pick me up, so she gave me an article that including the quote above. She knew that my lawyerly “what if”…

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Inmates in all U.S. federal prisons “will be secured in their assigned cells/quarters” for 14 days beginning on April 1 to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Bureau of Prisons announced on Tuesday. I read the news above, and it brought back memories. I experienced several lockdown and each was miserable. What the…

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My readers know how much I love poetry, and I am honored to know some of the nation’s best poets — Anne, Roger, Tom, and Chris.  The other night I watched a movie and then channel surfed. I found a PBS special where Garth Brooks was being honored by the Library of Congress and received…

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