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Flaps up

Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it. (Hebrews 13:2) If every stranger you met were a potential angel, how would you treat strangers? Pretty well, I would guess. We … Continue reading

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Let God do the sorting

About a million years ago, Carole, one of our long-time Catch members with a very active sense of humor, sent me the following comment that I just managed to dig up (which makes this whole thing go back at least … Continue reading

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LIFE SHORT / CALL NOW

“Life Short Call Now” is a song by Bruce Cockburn. It’s also a pretty good idea. Years ago we talked about this — about calling someone you love just to call. No favor. No agenda. Just a call. Because you … Continue reading

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Keep what you can’t keep

  What’s the use of trading A law you can never keep For one you can But cannot get you anything? Do you understand the riddle above, because that’s what it is: a riddle. Can you solve it? It’s about … Continue reading

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Stuck on God’s love

My love is warmer than the warmest sunshine Softer than a sigh My love is deeper than the deepest ocean Wider than the sky My love is brighter than the brightest star That shines every night above And there is … Continue reading

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The overwhelming power of Grace Turned Outward

The gift turned inward, unable to be given, becomes a heavy burden, even sometimes a kind of poison. It is as though the flow of life were backed up.  May Sarton* I want to thank Joe for sending in the … Continue reading

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Pieces on the ground

Today, I’m going to take apart the lyrics of one of my songs, line by line. I’m going to do that because this song has a vital message that is more relevant today than when I wrote it 20 years … Continue reading

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Living a GTO life

There is a graceful way to live. It’s what we are seeking here at the Catch — to turn everything we do into an act of grace. The world is desperately in need of grace. We should be the caregivers … Continue reading

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