Announcement

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 10, 2019

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Thank you to all who came to our chicken BBQ—especially to our volunteers!

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Walking Prayers

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 4, 2019

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I’ve just read a book about walking prayers: The Complete Guide to Prayer-Walking by Linus Mundy. In a previous post, I wrote about walking a labyrinth, but this is different, and you don’t need a labyrinth to do it. It has an added benefit to prayers said kneeling in a pew or sitting in a […]

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Self-Esteem and Fitting In

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 28, 2019

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As a teacher, I sometimes came across a situation in which a child who was a little different was shunned or picked on by classmates. Perhaps you observed this when you were a student. Maybe you can identify with that child! The epidemic of bullying seen in our country bears out the fact that the […]

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Columbus, Washington, and Democracy

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on October 16, 2019

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Today is Columbus Day, and last week I spent touring Washington, D.C., and Virginia with a group. The experience left me with a thirst to learn more about American history and a gave me a renewed appreciation for our democracy. My brain is on overload now with information about our history. I think it’s fitting […]

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Posts in Review

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on October 9, 2019

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This week I will be touring Washington, D.C., and Williamsburg, VA, with a parish group. So I am also taking a vacation from blogging. Please find a previous post that piques your interest and read it! In the meantime, I will be praying for our country’s government. You might too.

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Simple Pleasures

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on October 3, 2019

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In the gardening basket that I won in a raffle, was a plaque with the message “Enjoy simple pleasures.” It prompted me to think of little things that give me satisfaction and joy. Each weekend I play the piano for residents of the Village where I live. This past Saturday Mary came for the first […]

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Blessings, Bless, and Blessed

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 25, 2019

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During Mass the other day, it struck me that twice we say, “Blessed be God for ever,” during the Offertory after the priest says, “Blessed are you, Lord, God of all creation.” The word bless is a chameleon word. As in the case just mentioned, it can mean give praise and adoration to God in […]

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Seeing God in Everything and Reiki

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 18, 2019

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A number of things happened recently to provide me with a topic for this post. Yesterday I went to the eye doctor to get “piano glasses,” which will let me see the notes without tilting my head back when I play for the people in Notre Dame Village on Sundays. Then this morning on a […]

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September: Season of Creation

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 11, 2019

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We are celebrating creation during September and until October 4, feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the great lover of creation. My book Voices, God Speaking in Creation has a prologue that is quite appropriate for this month, so I’m reprinting it here this week: I said to the almond tree, “Sister, speak to me […]

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Humility: Realizing the Truth about Oneself

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 14, 2019

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No doubt you remember Uriah Heep, the character in Dickens’s novel David Copperfield who kept referring to his “umbleness.” All the while, Mr. Heep was nothing but a scheming hypocrite. His humility was fake, used as a tool to manipulate others into thinking well of him. People who are truly humble are admired. Those who […]

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