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Advent Comes to the Domestic Church Through Stories

Posted by Laura Diaz on 11/22/20

I am a person who loves stories. I like "talkin story" as they say in Hawaii. I used to love hearing my grandparents tell us stories about how life was when they were young and the stories of my family. As a child I loved hearing Bible stories from ... Read More »

It's Time to Let God Out of the Box

Posted by Laura Diaz on 7/28/20

I think we have put God in a box.  

Mass is live-streamed or is a shortened and out of the normal order Mass outside. Faith Formation for children and adults at the parish has stopped. Emails and Zoom sessions have taken the place of in-person sessions. Our Parish Office, ... Read More »

How Does a Blind Person See an Elephant?

Posted by Laura Diaz on 6/27/20

Have you ever thought about how a blind person sees an elephant? In one of the books I'm reading the author asked that question. I thought about how I've seen blind people look at a person's face or at an object. I've seen them use their fingers to see. ... Read More »

I Am Looking for Something

Posted by Laura Diaz on 6/06/20

On March 16th schools were closed, all public places were closed and I was told to work from home. The news of the COVID-19 pandemic was frightening. Thousands of people were contracting the virus daily and thousands were dying, worldwide. Then 71 days of living under the isolation, anxiety ... Read More »

I Hit The Wall

Posted by Laura Diaz on 5/19/20

I buzzed my hair off. I allowed candy back into my home - chocolates of course. My fish got names like Jeffrey (may he rest in peace), Harry and Eleanor. And I've learned to look nice from the waist up for Zoom meetings. (Living alone through this is tough, ... Read More »

A Word

Posted by Laura Diaz on 5/05/20

As I was out on my morning walk today a word kept floating into my mind. I am a person who loves words. When people ask me what my favorite book is I like to say two, the Bible and the Dictionary. (It's true!) The word that kept floating ... Read More »

On This Long Road

Posted by Laura Diaz on 4/27/20

We are now in week 7 of the Stay at Home Order due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is getting more difficult to live like this. Over the weekend the numbers of people testing positive and people dying in California rose. We need to stay the course and stay ... Read More »

Breath and Touch

Posted by Laura Diaz on 4/18/20

Every time I walk into my bedroom my eyes seem to immediately fall on my homemade face mask which now hangs on the side of a cabinet from a hook. It's out of place, isn't normally there. It bothers me that I have to remember to take it with ... Read More »

Seeing Easter Joy

Posted by Laura Diaz on 4/14/20

After a busy Easter weekend of computer work I decided to “have a day off” yesterday. No computer or phone. I needed to feel somewhat normal so I decided to take a drive. To me it feels good getting in my car and driving, no mask or gloves, just ... Read More »

Wait, what?!

Posted by Laura Diaz on 4/12/20

It's Easter Sunday! Jesus has risen from the dead! 

Wait, what? Jesus was killed on the cross, was buried in a tomb - dead. On Easter Sunday morning His disciples went to the tomb to pray and visit their beloved dead like I go to the cemetery to pray ... Read More »