Welcome to Pastor Cathy's blog on life and faith!

Listen with the Heart

In addition to the death of our own Tommy Uzzo this week, I was saddened to hear of the loss of Dr. Lorna M. Breeny, an emergency room physician here in our city. The caption of The New York Times article that appeared on Wednesday read: “Top E.R. Doctor Who Treated...

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Birds of the Air, Lilies of the Field

I am grateful for the birds that sing outside my bedroom window every morning. They are the best kind of wake-up call announcing the start of a new day and that the sun will soon rise, for which I always grateful. It doesn’t take long to add to that gratitude list: a...

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The Easter Season

One of my meditations this week included an excerpt written by Henri Nouwen: The cross is the main symbol of our faith, and it invites us to find hope where we see pain and to reaffirm the resurrection where we see death. The call to be grateful is a call to trust...

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Standing in the Cemetery

Sometimes when I am in North Carolina, I like to visit our family cemetery and spend time with my parents, sisters, grandparents, great grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, etc., etc. It is fascinating to see how many generations are there and the span of their lives...

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Goodness in the Land of the Living

This week, I have been meditating on Psalm 27. It is a song of confidence and triumph as David seeks deliverance from his many enemies who are surrounding him on every side. “I had fainted, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of...

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A New Normal

I have been thinking about and praying for you. This week, we formed 12 small groups of 8-10 people that will be checking on one another once a week during the pandemic via Zoom, phone, email, or text. If you, family members, or friends (whether near or far) would...

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