Category Archives: faith and religion

One Moment in Time

Election of Pope Francis, S.J. March 13, 2013 Reflection by Mary E. Latela 4/22/18 Roman Catholic Cardinals were gathered at the Vatican. After the resignation of Benedict XVI, speculation was viral. I was watching the coverage from the U.S. and my … Continue reading

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Already; Not Yet

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Reflection by Mary E. Latela, December 24, 2016 It is Christmas Eve, 2016, and I have just returned from a candlelight Service with Pastor Bradford Bray preaching a stunning sermon on the birth of Jesus, and how that is a sign of … Continue reading

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In the Beginning (novella w.i.p.)

In the Beginning of A Marriage by Mary E. Latela August, 2016 I’m Going to Fix this Marriage if it Kills Me; And how it almost did I suppose I should have been skeptical that a fairly nice looking man … Continue reading

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Calming My Heart

Reflection by Mary E. Latela, August 15, 2016 We learned a while back that my ex-husband died, not recently either, over a year ago. In all honesty, my initial reaction was, who will have sympathy for me? In other words, I was … Continue reading

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I Cannot Tell a Lie… Can You?

Reflection, Mary E. Latela, August 7, 2016 Tell the truth. Be yourself. Do not lie because the world is so mixed up and you need to be understood for who you are and what you believe.  

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Remember Them

Memorial Day, reflection by Mary E. Latela. May 30, 2016   What is the most important task of those who have lost loved ones – To remember them, never, never to forget them! On this Memorial Day and from time … Continue reading

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Morgan Freeman, God, and Angry Readers

Morgan Freeman, God, and Angry Readers by Mary E. Latela, May 16, 2016 A  Huffington Post staff writer, Antonia Blumburg, introduces the reader to a television series about God, narrated by actor Morgan Freeman. Morgan Freeman is an actor, quite a … Continue reading

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Wedding …

WEDDING DAY On the wedding day, I did look lovely. All the relatives came. The message of the day was based on a reading on trusting God. But the party was hardly over when I awoke to reality. We were … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Good

Reflection for a New Year, Mary E. Latela ~ January, 2016 One Sunday at Mass, the priest made an announcement. We had always, as Catholics, received the consecrated Communion wafer on the tongue, careful not to touch it with the tongue, … Continue reading

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Turning the Other Cheek

AWKWARD EXCHANGE – BILL O’REILLY, DONALD TRUMP – Observation, Mary E Latela @LatelaMary, January 28, 2016 In a very awkward moment Bill O’Reilly (FOX) was literally begging Donald Trump to reconsider and participate in the final republican debate tonight. O’Reilly pulled out … Continue reading

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