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Monthly Archives: July 2013


I have been hibernating.

Today read some sharp, sparkling, really amazing snippets of Fitzgerald and Robert Alter’s Psalms, organized our condiments (we now have a Mustard Shelf, with seven kinds of mustard), and broke daydreams to take pictures of kitchen compost. See the carrot-top-stalk and glowy apple core?

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The light of faith is unique, since it is capable of illuminating every aspect of human existence.

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As a response to a word which preceded it, Abraham’s faith would always be an act of remembrance. Yet this remembrance is not fixed on past events but, as the memory of a promise, it becomes capable of opening up the future, shedding light on the path to be taken. We see how faith, as remembrance of the future, memoria futuri, is thus closely bound up with hope.
Pope Francis’ Lumen Fidei

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Eeeaaaeeiiiaaaeeeee! Mental, physical, emotional, spiritual stretching from Rome to too-long in Frankfurt to Philadelphia. Here. We. Are.; here we go again.

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