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Finding God in our lives
is quite simple.
We just have to take
the time to look.

Going to the Holy Land!

I am kicking off the new year with an incredible trip. I’m headed to the Holy Land for two weeks! I’ve never been, and I can’t wait to spend time in the places where Jesus lived, taught, performed miracles, died, was buried, and rose again. Many people who have visited the Holy Land have told me that there is something about the experience that goes much deeper than you would expect. I hope to discover that for myself. Follow along on Facebook or Instagram for (mostly) daily highlights and insights. I will be sharing my journey, and want to take you along with me. I will share some of the highlights here in mid-February, but the daily details will be on Facebook and Instagram. I will be pray

How do you ski?

My whole family likes to ski. I don't. Every time we went skiing over the last several years, they would all glide down the slopes, skis floating above the snow, turning with ease, stopping on a dime. Me? I would sink into the snow, couldn't turn my skis without huge effort, and would fight for every advance in my technique. I skied by stopping my way down the mountain. That is until last year, when I had an instructor who could help me figure out how to ride my way down instead. Rather than stopping at every turn, my turns would connect into one long ride. Now, I can hesitatingly say that I enjoy skiing. Sometimes. Funny enough, I do the same in my spiritual life. So often in the last few y

Happy Epiphany!

I always celebrate Epiphany by taking down the Christmas decorations. Actually, I make sure that the decorations stay up until Epiphany because the Christmas season lasts that long. No reason to close it up early! As we put away the tree, the lights, and the decorations and return to ordinary time, let’s take a moment to remember why we celebrate this day in the first place. This is the day we remember the wise men who came to visit Jesus after His birth. Following a star that appeared in the sky, they knew better than the people living near Jesus that this birth was something special. Wise men who knew nothing of God knew that a king had been born, and he was important enough to journey for

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Karen May

Inspirational Catholic Writer and Speaker

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