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don’t be an armadillo + move!

August 31, 2008 1 comment

MASS – (Fr Alvarez) — [told story of bladder cancer]  We see lots of dead armadillos on the side of the road here in Florida.  Why?  Armadillos are blind and role up into their hard shells when they hear danger approaching … thus, the traffic incidents.  As we grow in anything in life, challenges to leave our comfort zone can bring fear that can paralyze us from moving forward to something even greater, if we keep going.  The formation process in seminary discernment presents challenges to ourselves that need to be faced and embraced … but with prayer and perseverance … not fear … don’t be an armadillo!   — I’ll try