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Celebrate the Love

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Time to Forgive

Daylight Savings Time and St. Patrick’s Day, all in the same week.   Now is a good time to forgive. It will bring out the saint in you.       [As a teenager, Patrick was captured by Irish pirates … Continue reading

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The Color of Forgiveness

  Palm Sunday fell just three days after St. Patrick’s Day. And it was the first day of spring. Days of green, all around.     St. Patrick was enslaved by the Irish; he escaped and voluntarily returned, determined to … Continue reading

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The Way of the Cross

  Today is the intersection of St. Patrick, Spring and Lent. Today is the intersection of forgiveness, new life and Christ.   Today’s intersection is the Cross.

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5th Century Wisdom

    Sometimes the oldest thoughts are the best.   “The power of God to hold and lead,   His eye to watch, His might to stay,   His ear to hearken to my need.   The wisdom of my … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of the Saint

  Patrick achieved sainthood because of his forgiving spirit (most people would willingly see their captors go to hell). Our beloved saint sought their salvation, not their destruction.   So let’s honor the saint and give up a grudge. Matthew … Continue reading

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This One’s for You, Patrick

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Don’t Know Much about Celts

    The Celts of history—what do you know?     They were the original barbarians at the gate They were pagan They were Christian The Celtics were a European people group. They weren’t under Roman rule, so the Romans … Continue reading

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May Your Blessings Outnumber the Shamrocks (Thursday)

  Spring starts today! What do St. Patrick and Spring have in common, besides proximity on the calendar?   Growth, new life. Just as spring plants grow from seed to tender sprout to fruitful maturity, Patrick grew from child to … Continue reading

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May Your Blessings Outnumber the Shamrocks (Wednesday)

St. Patrick used a shamrock, so they say, to explain the Trinity.       Three leaves–one shamrock. Father, Son, Spirit–one God. Here’s the Bible verse I’m memorizing this week–Paul’s prayer: Ephesians 1:17 (NIV) I keep asking that the God … Continue reading

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