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Confession For Spiritual Direction


I have an ongoing debate with a friend about Confession.  It goes something like this:  “I’m going to confession, you wanna come with?” (strength in numbers).  “I don’t need to go.” “Huh?” “I haven’t committed any sins.” “Hah! What about…?” “No mortal sins!  I just confess my venial sins straight to God.” etc. I can kinda see her point.  For…

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Which Way?


May 28, 2008 We went to see Prince Caspian the other day. What a fantastic rendition of the book. I have to admit, the actors that get cast in the roles of my favorite characters are rarely as I imagined them, but when the movie is well made, that little distraction passes, and I end up captivated. I read a…

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Just a Little Bit


May 21, 2008 Spiritual Direction. A friend and I were discussing religious life the other day. Sometimes she thinks about entering a monastery to become a contemplative nun. I encouraged her desire (against my own selfish wish to keep her here as my friend) to take several weeks or months at a Benedictine monastery where she is an oblate to…

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