Chronic Grace

Finding the Grace in a Life With Chronic Illness

Happy Easter Monday! One of my theology professors used to refer to Christians as “Easter People”. Which we are, of course, since the death and resurrection of Christ are the founding events of our faith. But what does it mean, really…what are the implications for our everyday lives? It means that we are never without …

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 God’s laughter emanating from the sky LAUGHTER CAME FROM EVERY BRICK Just these two words He spoke changed my life, “Enjoy Me.” What a burden I thought I was to carry– a crucifix, as did He. Love once said to me, “I know a song, would you like to hear it?” And laughter came from …

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Originally posted on Homespun:
Andrew Greeley,self-proclaimed “loud-mouthed Irish priest” On the Relationship between Religion and Imagination  The imagination is religious. Religion is imaginative. The origins and the power of both are in the playful, creative, dancing self. (The Catholic Imagination of Bruce Springsteen) On the Uniqueness of the Catholic Imagination  A word about the Catholic…

It has been all over the internet–and my theological journals too–recently, that a large percentage of so-called Millennialsdon’t identify with any religion at all, and the new classification assigned by pollsters is “none.”  This makes me, a Gen-Xer, very curious. I have to admit that as a “Cradle Catholic” and product of Catholic schools the …

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