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Day 23, Lent

Mary Oliver is one of my favorite poets.  She writes this prayer called, "Praying."  Praying It doesn't have to be the blue iris, it could be weeds in a vacant lot, or a few small stones: just Pay attention, then patch a few words together and don't try to make them elaborate, this isn't  a contest but the doorway into thanks, and a silence in which another voice may speak. May you experience freedom in your prayer life today and allow space for "another voice" to speak a... Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Thursday, March 3, 2016 | 0 comments
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Day 22, Lent

Kathleen Norris is an author and artists.  I've used this reflection entitled "repentance" before with committees or groups, but I wanted to share it here.   When I am working as an artist-in-residence at parochial schools, I like to read the psalms out loud to inspire students, who are usually not aware that the snippets at Mass are among the greatest poetry in the world.  But I have found that when I have asked children to write their own psalms, their poems often have an... Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | 0 comments
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Day 21, Lent

“For Lent, 1966” By Madeleine L’Engle It is my Lent to break my Lent, To eat when I would fast, To know when slender strength is spent, Take shelter from the blast When I would run with wind and rain, To sleep when I would watch. It is my Lent to smile at pain But not ignore its touch. It is my Lent to listen well When I would be alone, To talk when I would rather dwell In silence, turn from none Who call on me, to try to see That what is truly meant Is not my choice. If Christ’s I’d be It’s... Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Tuesday, March 1, 2016 | 0 comments
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