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Paula Huston

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The Narrows

Every summer we meet up with good friends in British Columbia or Alaska for a week of cruising through paradise. Breaching humpbacks, wheeling eagles, starry, starry nights: National Geographic should be so lucky. But even paradise can be daunting: ghostly fog and boat-swamping tides and passages so narrow that only the secret coves they shelter make them worth the risk.

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“PRACTICE Today, wear your oldest and least presentable clothes, no matter what's on the schedule. Notice how people react. Think about what it is like to move about in a consumerist society when you cannot afford to keep up appearances. Pray for awareness regarding your own sense of self-worth when you are not “looking your best.” Ask to be freed up from this unnecessary self-preoccupation. Notice how the flowers grow. They do not toil or spin. But I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of them. (Lk 12:27)”
Paula Huston, Simplifying the Soul: Lenten Practices to Renew Your Spirit

“Wednesday: Pray for Strangers You See throughout This Day One of the elders said: Just as a bee, wherever she goes, makes honey, so a monk, wherever he goes, if he goes to do the will of God, can always produce the spiritual sweetness of good works.5”
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“Instead of humbly following along behind Jesus, I've let myself get sidetracked by a myriad of temptations: overly ambitious creative projects, delusions about my own importance, worrisome relationships, secret small addictions, stubborn resentments, and a hundred forms of self-indulgence.”
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