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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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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