I am at a loss today.  It has been six months today that my 14 year old goddaughter was taken from us by cancer.  To say that I have been distracted would be a gross understatement.  My body has been running ragged, it seemed to be aware of this milestone before I was.  There is...+

A Familiar Faith

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Not much surprises me about Catholicism these days, but this Huffington Post headline stopped me in my tracks: “Pope Frances Says Atheists Who Do Good Are Redeemed, Not Just Catholics”.  I’ve become used to dogmatic pronouncements from the papacy, not reflections of my mother’s grounded faith. In his Wednesday sermon from Rome, he was describing...+