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Day to Day

I have been going through a dry spell, spiritually.  This is really unusual for me, especially in the Easter Season.  It might be due to the weather.  Perhaps I am just getting old.  I have stopped eating sweets and junk food.  They were my comfort foods, so I am leaning to cope without them.  Getting healthy is not yet fun for me.  I hope I will recapture my that sense of wellness I had when I was young and healthy.

I also know that, as God calls me deeper and deeper in the spiritual life He wants me to be more dependant on Him whether the feelings are there or not.  I have gone through various levels of this in the past, usually not very sucessfully.  I would try to conjure up feelings with sugar highs.  (I don't do drugs  and I seldom drink).  Sometimes I would get the adrenaline flowing by doing scary things like jumping off cliffs.  As I age, my body can no longer endure any of these attempts.

I'm not really sure what I am trying to say with this post, but maybe just l…
I have been away from my blog for so long that I lost 3 followers.  That is significant since I only had 25!  Anyway, I guess it is time to start rebuilding readership.  

I think I will start reposting with my Easter Letter.  Hope you enjoy!

He is Risen!  He is Risen, Indeed!   Alleluia!
The long days of preparation are over.  The fasting has come to an end.  It is now time to celebrate the most extraordinary gift of the ages, the Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.

This has certainly been an extraordinary Lent for Catholics!  Within the span of these fourty days we witnessed the resignation of our beloved Holy Father, Benedict XVI and the election of our new Holy Father!  Not only those events, but the new Pope chose the  name Francis, breaking with the usual practice of choosing the name of one of the Popes of old.  

Pope Francis, named after the saint of the people, St. Francis of Assisi, continues to inspire us.  He paid his own hotel bill!  He rides the bus!  He washes…