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Ever wondered what “Maundy Thursday” meant? Maundy means commandment. At the Last Supper, Jesus gave us an important commandment: “Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you […]

At nine years old, Henry, one of my two Newfoundland dogs, is a senior citizen. So I’m not surprised when he wakes me this morning at 4:20 a.m. to go outside. As I waited by the door for Henry to […]

Love is expressed in a myriad of ways each day through acts of kindness or a gentle word. But sometimes, Love is expressed through incredible sacrifice. When we review of the life of Jesus, His teachings were all about reaching […]

  Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson     While I was enjoying my beach holiday, I received a call from a feature writer of our parish’s monthly bulletin. She wanted to interview me for an article about the “Living Rosary” group I’d […]

  When we are working hard to pursue a long-held dream, our thoughts and energy become consumed by our efforts. So consumed that we can become oblivious to what’s going on around us or even to those we love dearly. […]

Following your dreams is never a straightforward or easy path. Have you ever felt like Job in today’s first verse? You’ve reached the end of your endurance. Yes, you dearly want your dream to come true, but you’ve spent your […]

Even One Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson It was dusk. Quandary peak was shadowed in the gloaming against a fading violet sky as light followed the descent of a sun already set. I curled up on the couch, my eyes closed in […]

Finding the Meaning of Our Relationship with God in Nature Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson   Morning walks with my Newfoundland dogs are an experience of vibrant colors so stark that they stand against one another, sharp delineated lines that can only […]