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Tag Archives: Blessings

I have been blessed…

As we prepare to celebrate my daughter Regina’s birthday, I can’t help but think what an amazing blessing she is.  She came to us rather suddenly, and while we were not really planning on being parents to a 2nd child, … Continue reading

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Post Pentecost: Continuing to let the Holy Spirit work in your life.

  The day of Pentecost is over, but the work of the Holy Spirit is not.  Daily we need to be attentive and open to the work of the Holy Spirit.  Are you inviting the Holy Spirit to be with … Continue reading

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Pause-

Even before it was a popular saying, I would often tell people (myself included), to take a moment to pause, pray, & then proceed.  This can help put things in perspective – calm you down – and allow you to … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

          Happy                   St. Patrick’s Day!      

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Thanksgiving as a way of life…

May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you. May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our … Continue reading

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Thank you Jesus…

For all the blessings in my life, I GIVE YOU THANKS, O Lord!  

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Just a thought…

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M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018