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At Home or on the Road, God Is with Us

by Diane M. Houdek on Jan 7, 2019 5:00:00 AM

No matter how much we try to extend the holiday with traveling and vacation time and a last...

Look to the Stars

by Diane M. Houdek on Jan 6, 2019 5:00:00 AM

I love going out in the yard in the winter to look at the stars. The clear, cold air makes them...

Jesus Is Forever

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM

We’re approaching the end of the Christmas season. Soon we will be back to the ordinary routines...

Wants and Needs

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Somewhere in the course of a childhood or a lifetime, we learn to balance expectations and...

Human and Divine

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Knowing that God not only knows but experienced what it was to be a human being, composed of...

God’s Promise of Fulfillment

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM

One of our deepest longings as human beings, as social beings, is to be understood even (or...

God Alone Is All We Need

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Advent reminds us that the One who has come into the world and is always coming into our lives...

Gifts of Immeasurable Value

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM

We are constantly surrounded by advertising in a growing variety of forms. Ads creep into nearly...

A Fresh Start

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Advent is far more than just preparation for Christmas. It has beauty and inspiration in its...

Light the First Candle

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Advent begins quietly, with the lighting of the first candle on the Advent wreath. As the days...