Category Archives: Seasonal

Waiting in Expectation

ADVENT by Anthony Massimini, Ph.D    Some years ago I visited a rehab facility for people who suffered from severe accidents, especially head wounds.  A nurse took me around to visit the patients, many of whom could hardly lift their … Continue reading

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Go Within along with Doing Without

An Additional Practice for Lent 2022 Jesus said, “Repent and believe in the Good News That the Kingdom of God has begun!”Mk 1:15 The Greek word used in the Scriptures of Mark and Matthew for “repent” is metanoia and it … Continue reading

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NO ROOM IN THE INN OF OUR HUNGRY WORLD

Christ’s Mass or Mission was feeding those hungry for God. We all know the traditional biblical stories of the birth of Jesus. Wise men come following a star and shepherds come with their sheep. It was a busy time since … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Advent

The Coming of Jesus into Our Minds and Hearts Advent is a season observed in most Christian denominations as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the “coming of Christ” from three different perspectives: the physical nativity in Bethlehem, … Continue reading

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Original Blessings

Musings of Gratitude My Thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence. Henry David Thoreau “Where the Divine and the Human Meet” shows how important it is to … Continue reading

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