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Finding Gratitude in the Desert

“Gratitude is the foundation of future hope. Hope without gratitude is wishful thinking.” Father Gordon Moreland SJ, (my beloved Spiritual Director). “For Augustine, human memories are the most powerful dynamisms in a person’s life precisely because they are not merely … Continue reading

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Foundational Experiences in the Desert

 “I will draw you out to the desert and I will speak to your heart.” Hosea 2:14 The summer moonlight filters through the bedroom window, illumining the face of our sleeping son Erik. His face glows in radiant peace: a … Continue reading

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