Category Archives: Slightly Comforting

  1. “I do not Promise You Happiness in this Life…”

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    January 29, 2014 by lucieromarin

    In an apparition to St Bernadette Soubirous, Our Lady said, “I do not promise you happiness in this life, but …
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  2. “They Shall Say to the Mountains, ‘Cover Us.'” (For When You Know What’s Coming, and It’s Bad.)

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    December 6, 2013 by lucieromarin

    I’m no fan of sudden disasters or unexpected evils, and quite understand why we wish for a little foreknowledge sometimes; …
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  3. Ultrasupernaturalism

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    October 25, 2013 by lucieromarin

    “If I could have been certain of the reader’s goodwill, I would have called [this book] ‘ultrasupernaturalism.’ For that is …
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  4. Seven Things I Did Not Expect

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    October 6, 2013 by lucieromarin

    1. That the lift would break down. So, you know how sometimes you approach a situation with dread, and you …
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  5. How Shall We Survive the Winter?

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    September 1, 2013 by lucieromarin

    First day of spring! So, I’ve been thinking about the winter, especially as it appears in two books I read …
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  6. A Handful of Buttons

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    August 30, 2013 by lucieromarin

    My grandmother used to keep a jar of miscellaneous buttons; sometimes, I’d tip some of them onto the table and …
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  7. The Continuum

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    July 13, 2013 by lucieromarin

    I mentioned that I’ve been reading John Saward’s “Sweet and Blessed Country: the Christian Hope for Heaven.” If your idea …
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