I heard this song on my car radio a few days ago, it's called "When We Fall Apart." As someone who recently lost my dad and whose brother passed away a year before that, and then our mom left us in 2017. Well, it's been a tough several years. My sister now mourns the loss … Continue reading Mercy
https://catholicvineyard.com/index.php/2021/04/14/god-so-loved-and-now-we-have-hope/ Here is my latest blog entry from Women In the New Evangelization. I love to guest blog for them! It encourages me to think more deeply about the daily Scripture readings and really delve into their meaning for my life, and then, hopefully, for yours! (Pun intended!) God bless you!
I was invited to be a keynote speaker this year for the Military Council of Catholic Women's spring retreat. It is always humbling for me to speak to this group. I am so grateful to God and the women who organize these events for including me in the program. My hope and prayer is that … Continue reading Everyday Saints
This song below, by one of my favorite Christian musical artists, Audrey Assad, is just a perfect summation of St. Terese of Lisieux's Little Way of living. We should realize how little we are in comparison to the Eternal, Omnipotent God. But we are also small in our mercy and love compared to the Creator … Continue reading Little Things…
Jesus is in agony in the Garden of Gethsemane -It’s not just about fearing the torture He knows He will undergo very soon. It is not just this dread of the pain and the degradation. It’s not even just about the false accusations that will lead to His arrest and all the terrible things that … Continue reading Meditations on the Sorrowful Mysteries
https://youtu.be/utbv76UpiPM I can't really add much to this song or the scene we read in Mark's Gospel. If you've been reading up until this point, it will have a great impact. If you know the story and not only believe in Jesus, but belong to Him, this will move you in different ways: spiritually, emotionally, … Continue reading Mark 14:34