Tag Archives: Angels

Wounded Healers

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here American playwright Thornton Wilder wrote a one-act play about a miracle that doesn’t take place. The Angel That Troubled the Waters debuted in 1928. It’s based on John chapter five, where the Gospel describes Jesus’ visit to the pool of Bethesda in Jerusalem. A host of sick people have gathered in… Read more »

Unexpected Angels

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Mary Sue and I had been married for exactly six days.  I wanted to do everything right to let her know that I was a person she could trust for – well, for the rest of her life. It was the last day of our whirlwind honeymoon road trip to Florida.  Her childhood best friend would be married the following day in… Read more »

Good Advice vs. Good News

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Throughout this season of Advent our focus is “The Story of Christmas in 20 Words.”  On each of the 20 weekday mornings ending on Christmas Eve, we’ll spotlight a single word from the Gospel accounts that helps us ponder more deeply the birth of Jesus. 14.  News Imagine that you have a child who is battling cancer. It’s as if… Read more »