To open

The month of April seems to be appropriately named. April finds its roots in the Latin Aprilis which is derived from the Latin aperire which means “to open.” As I walked through the yard last evening, I was amazed how in just a few short weeks our garden plants that…

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A step at a time

Today’s Gospel is the amazing story unique to Luke’s Gospel about the disciples on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35). They are on another road, too, the road toward faith — as they share with a stranger they meet how they feel hopeless because of the sudden death of Jesus,…

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