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From the monthly archives: July, 2001

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Stand before life, holding out empty hands

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

July 16, 2001

Theologian, James Mackey, once shared this story: A man he knew was part of a hunting expedition in Africa. His group was camped in a jungle. One morning he left camp early, hiked a few miles into the bush by himself, and shot two wild turkeys.

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A parable of God's grace and love

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

July 9, 2001

Piet Fransen wrote many important books, but he will always be most remembered for giving us a wonderful parable that runs something like this:

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The reality of God

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

July 2, 2001

In her book, Guidelines for Mystical Prayer, Ruth Burrows makes an interesting comment on Th‚rŠse of Lisieux. Looking at photographs of her, Burrows points that there is a quality of separateness, of being alone, that Th‚rŠse's face always exhibits, even when she is in a group. Something always set her apart, even though she was a very sociable person.

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