what’s it worth?

Beginnings are usually scary

and endings are usually sad,

but it’s everything in between that makes it

all worth living.

Hope Floats

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at the well

I have been so grateful to be in Arizona this month.  

Especially because the desert – a place of preparation & purification – has been very fitting as we’ve entered the Lenten Season. 

Traditionally, the desert has been a place of preparation & purification for Abraham, Moses, Jesus and so many others in our Sacred Tradition.

Why? Because what is in the desert?

Not a whole lot!”

(Said a kind priest to me recently.)

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the winning team.

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace.

In this world you will have trouble.

But take heart!

I have overcome the world!”

John 16:33

Take heart!

In many other translations, this verse says, “Take courage!”

Such a beautiful, heartened, rally cry from Jesus to every one of us.

So, what is it that is supposed to embolden us?

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