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Rock-a My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham – the Wisdom of an Old Spiritual

August 20, 2018 0 Comments
Rock-a My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham – the Wisdom of an Old Spiritual

In times like these, you need a refuge, a place to rest. There is an old African-American spiritual that says, “Rock-a my soul in the bosom of Abraham. Oh, rock-a my soul!” At first glance its meaning may seem obscure, but it speaks to a deep tradition and a kind of spiritual strategy that has […]

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The Journey of Abraham – Hope for the Rest of Us!

October 19, 2017 4 Comments
The Journey of Abraham – Hope for the Rest of Us!

In the reading at daily Mass for Friday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time, St. Paul speaks of Abraham’s faith. Abraham did come to strong faith, but it took time! One of the beautiful things about the Bible is that it does not present epic figures who never fell. Rather, it presents us with […]

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