I'm sharing something I wrote in 2018 because today is the Feast of St. Paul's amazing conversion experience. I try to share it every year because the number of people following DIL continues to grow. So here it is again for those who've never read it. God bless you all. https://drowning-in-lemonade.com/2018/05/09/preach-it-paul/
I love my dad and mom. They were reunited on Wednesday when my dad transitioned to heaven. He’s with his only son now, too. Gosh, that thought consoles me. My dad believed in the endless mercy and compassion of our God who is love. What a gift to know this with complete certitude. He was … Continue reading The Folks…
In today's reading from the Gospel of Mark Jesus says the remarkable words, "For this purpose I have come." He is referring to His mission. He is to preach to all who have ears to hear, in His time and place, about the mercy and the salvation that only the Lord, His Heavenly Father, can … Continue reading Some Encouragement for Today
My heart was moved to share a prayer today. My God, comfort all who mourn. Help us, Lord, to be people of compassion and of wisdom. Many are desperately seeking good and so are seeking God. Though they may not know it. Help us, those who have experienced Your grace and know You, to be … Continue reading A Prayer for Today
Whatever my opinions of the President or Congress, or anyone in government, elected or appointed, I will always pray that these public servants will remember where their duties lie. They should jealously guard the rights of our citizens which are enshrined in the Constitution. We all, (they and we), must honor the laws of our … Continue reading To Support and Defend
I've been reading some interesting things on social media regarding the word, "Amen." My favorite song by this title is from the movie, Lilies of the Field. If you've never seen it, I urge you to find it online and watch it. There is a profound story there about faith - in God and in … Continue reading Amen!
It's 4 days into the new year so I'm a little late. But, hey, I'm trying. I read an interesting article yesterday about the cancel culture we are now living in and how there is no room for forgiveness and mercy. I happened to write about that myself a while back. Go here to read … Continue reading Auld Lang Syne
The link below is my entry from May of 2018. I wrote it to commemorate the new Feast Day that Pope Francis had initiated, Mary, Mother of the Church. Now, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, which we celebrate today, has been on the calendar since 1969. One could argue that the two days … Continue reading Mary, Our Mother