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Love God, Love Others, Love Yourself

by Diane M. Houdek on Mar 28, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Jesus is clear in the Gospels: Love God, love others, love yourself. Jesus tells us this is the...

Jesus Quenches Our Thirst

by Diane M. Houdek on Mar 23, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Jesus’ thirst was not so much for water, but for the encounter with a parched soul. Jesus needed...

Come Home

by Diane M. Houdek on Mar 22, 2019 5:00:00 AM

When we realize that the road we have been following may not be the one that is best for...

Pope Francis: A Model of Mercy

by Diane M. Houdek on Mar 18, 2019 5:00:00 AM

One of the phrases most likely to be associated with Pope Francis is “Who am I to judge?” It’s a...

Prayer and Action

by Diane M. Houdek on Mar 15, 2019 5:00:00 AM

How often do we ignore the poor around us? At the very least, take time to see them. Smile. Make...

Ash Wednesday: A Day of Surprises

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

There’s something about Ash Wednesday that draws us in, calls us to return to sanity, to a...

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...