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The Connotation of Special Needs

Sitting at the speech therapist’s office, Katie looked over at me and asked, “Just why do I get special assignments in class?  Why do my teachers read my tests out loud and sometimes give me more time?”  My immediate reaction … Continue reading

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Making Worthy Women Whisperers

“Lord, I am not worthy for you to enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul shall be healed.” (comes from Matthew 8:8) At Mass each Sunday, Catholics recite this phrase before going up to the … Continue reading

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A New Management

In the classroom there is a fine line between authoritative classroom management and respectful classroom management.  Growing up, we just did what the teacher said.  Mostly because we knew, if we dared to get in trouble or disrespect the teacher, … Continue reading

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Comfort or Cross?

Matthew 16:24 “Then Jesus said to his disciples, ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.’ I can honestly say I never recognized the meaning of this statement until the last … Continue reading

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Victim

What are you storing away here on earth….money, time, desire to be liked others, need for others to accept you, fame, career, pride, sickness, fear, worry? When we seek happiness from the wrong source, it becomes so easy for others … Continue reading

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Why Should I Pray?

Prayer is a conversation with God…then where is He? Why isn’t He answering me? Prayer can change God’s Will….or can it? God has a plan and it doesn’t change….then why do I pray for Him to change the plan? Prayer … Continue reading

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Finding Grace

Just what did Mary say “yes” to? As I sat in church hearing the scripture I hear every year, something different occurred to me. Maybe it was because over the last 4 months life has taken such a toll on … Continue reading

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Dare to Be an Andrew

In light of the Feast Day of St. Andrew…. I dare you to be an Andrew. The first disciple of Christ.  The first to really understand who Jesus was: the Messiah.  A top notch evangelizer (He brought along his brother, … Continue reading

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The World of Knowledge Vs. Wisdom

In a World of Knowledge Versus Wisdom As I was watching a Matthew Kelly Lenten reflection this morning, he inspired me to ponder the beauty of wisdom and how it is becoming lost in our society. In today’s world… We … Continue reading

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Loving Father

As my Loving God shines down on me He embraces me with hugs when I need Him most. I am engulfed with peace when He is near His expectations are formed in my heart. Sinfulness can disrupt our relationship Yet … Continue reading

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