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Keep Holy the Sabbath

Monday September 11th - 16th Anniversary of the terrorist attack on the US.Luke 6:6-11My parents and grandparents often relay stories of the "old days." One of those stories is about the Sabbath or what we would call Sunday. In their day, Sunday was truly a time of rest and recreation. Saturday was a day of work but also a day of preparing for Sunday. If food was needed for Sunday dinner it was...

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A birthday poem for the Blessed Mother

Sweet Mother of gentle face, New Eve of Adam's race, Conduit of eternal grace, Give your radiance to this place. Holy Virgin gentle and mild, Kiss softly your simple child, Guide urges often wild, Call us back, those exiled. Lovely Lady free from sin, Help us to begin again, Quiet evil's frightful din, Pour forth His grace upon all men. Hold us with graceful arm, Wrapped in mantle free from harm, Sweet kisses like a charm, Tricks of Satan, you disarm. Bless this day of your birth, Queen of Heaven, Queen of earth, Object of Our Father's mirth, In your presence sin is dearth. More poetry by James M. Hahn available in The Last Dragon and other Poems, available November...

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A Birthday Poem for the Blessed Mother

Sweet Mother of gentle face,New Eve of Adam's race,Conduit of eternal grace,Give your radiance to this place.Holy Virgin gentle and mild,Kiss softly your simple child,Guide urges often wild,Call us back, those exiled.Lovely Lady free from sin,Help us to begin again,Quiet evil's frightful din,Pour forth His grace upon all men.Hold us with graceful arm,Wrapped in mantle free from harm,Sweet kisses...

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Jesus heals a fever??

Wednesday September 6th Luke 4:38-44 Every parent knows the fear that is associated with the word "fever." I have spent plenty of dark hours watching my children grimace and sweat under the weight of a fever. I have prayed and pleaded. I have sat in emergency rooms where it felt like no one really cared about my child. Too often I take my health and the health of my family for granted. Only when one of us falls into ill health do I remember how valuable health is. I often think of Jesus giving sight to the blind, making the lame walk, the deaf hear, and the mute speak. However, I must remember that He cares for us not only...

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Jesus heals a fever??

Wednesday September 6thLuke 4:38-44Every parent knows the fear that is associated with the word "fever." I have spent plenty of dark hours watching my children grimace and sweat under the weight of a fever. I have prayed and pleaded. I have sat in emergency rooms where it felt like no one really cared about my child.Too often I take my health and the health of my family for granted. Only when one...

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