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The “demon” of distraction and the gift of Presence

Let’s face it–what often threatens our connection to the Holy Heart? What keeps us tethered to our endless thoughts, whirlwinds of emotions, windmills of human drama? What causes us to check our phones, computers, devices with compulsive wondering: who’s liked, … Continue reading

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Let everything that needs to go, go

Dear Holy Heart, I explore this with you today, sinking into this prayer of words, opening this hand and letting all drop away as You desire. Apples ripen red and whole, falling from stem-branch at just the right moment. Babies … Continue reading

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Rhythms of retreat, reflection and ripe peaches

Do you know how sweet and pungent peaches smell in late summer?  You breathe deeply the eau de peach–it’s like a fine wine–breathe deeper still–before the silver knife nicks fuzzy skin and slices deep into the essence of fruit.  You … Continue reading

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