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Advent Awaits

November 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Advent 2015 begins on Sunday. We highlighted several of Loyola Press’s Advent resources in our Advent Preview, but today we share reminders and notes about other online tools. Encounter mercy [...]

What Could Have Been

November 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be happy the thorn bush has roses. —German Proverb But what if you can’t even recall what gratitude feels like? Where should you [...]

Gratitude for All Who Came Before Us

November 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

In Hebrews 11:1–40, there is a litany of thanksgiving to the “faith of the ancients,” all those who went before us: Abel and Cain, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Sarah, Moses, etc. This [...]

Hearing Places

November 24, 2015 // 1 Comment

I heard it before I quite realized what was happening. A brief slurp, a quick sucking noise, and my right leg was swallowed up to the knee. A few weeks ago my husband, Victor, and I were winding our [...]

Marking God’s Goodness

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Before making the big decision to move from the East Coast to the West Coast, my wife Sarah and I prayed with the story of Abraham and Sarah’s journey. Each place they travelled, they built an [...]

Four Seconds

November 19, 2015 // 7 Comments

I drive up Eggert Road nearly every day. It’s a slight shortcut that gives me four extra minutes on my daily commute. Time is the most precious of commodities. I was slightly hungry and had lunch [...]

Three Ingredients in a Recipe for Gratitude

November 18, 2015 // 1 Comment

So many times a day we say “thank you” out of nothing more than common courtesy at best or, at worst, out of habit, with no realization that we even said it. Thus, saying “thank you” is [...]

Week of Gratitude

November 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

For the past several years, Paul Campbell, SJ, has spent the week before Thanksgiving hosting a Week of Gratitude on his blog, People for Others. This year’s posts are inspired by things beginning [...]
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