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Serenity

Serenity These are some strange and unsettling times we are living in. Are we open, closed or somewhere in the middle? Do we wear a mask and or gloves or not? We could not go to Mass (even enter Churches!) … Continue reading

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Practice of the Present Moment

The Practice of the Present Moment By Helen Young   A Morning Offering God, I offer myself to Thee- To build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I … Continue reading

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We are an Easter People!

Easter reflection April 12, 2020 We are an Easter people, a people of Love! By Helen Young   The Lord is risen! He is risen indeed, Alleluia! Love and Obey.  My wise husband has always said we can sum up … Continue reading

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Watch, Wait and Pray

John 14  “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith – in God; have faith also in me.2In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I have told you that I am going … Continue reading

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Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude By Helen Young March 30,2020   Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; 3     he restores my soul. He leads me … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid

Psalm 56 Have mercy on me, God, for I am treated harshly; attackers press me all the day. My foes treat me harshly all the day; yes, many are my attackers. O Most High, when I am afraid, in you … Continue reading

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Eyes on Jesus

“My eyes are always on the Lord, For He rescues my feet from the snare. Turn to me and have mercy on me, For I am alone and poor.” Psalm 25:15-16   It’s been said over and over in the … Continue reading

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Living Clean

Sobriety. The word that seemed so daunting to me 30 years ago when I first heard it. You mean people can live without alcohol? But it’s my best friend. Got sober. Worked the steps. Made amends. Helped others stay sober. … Continue reading

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The Problem of suffering…

*Note – This is from a Bible study commentary I gave last year… 9 So I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll; and he said to me, “Take it and eat; it will be … Continue reading

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Why I don’t use contraception

*  Note, this is from a talk I gave last year on Natural Family Planning. I became Catholic 21 years ago.  Converted from being an Episcopalian.   At that time, no one was talking about a war on a woman’s right … Continue reading

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