With a little help from our friends (reblog)

Here's the link to a re-blog from 2017. It's the same account but from the Gospel of Mark instead of Luke (the synoptic Gospels - Matthew, Mark, & Luke - often have versions of similar stories). I was reminded of my thoughts on the paralyzed man being lowered down through the ceiling today while at … Continue reading With a little help from our friends (reblog)

Rosary for Warriors update

I have been sharing the Rosary for Warriors for close to 15 years and suddenly, within the last week, it has started to really spread around the country and even the world! To say I am grateful is an understatement. To say I am relieved is an accurate description. I was NOT a devotee of … Continue reading Rosary for Warriors update

Something I read today…

Today I read something that basically said, "be who God made you to be." It reminded me that I gave that advice to someone I love very much several years ago. She was struggling with depression and anxiety and it so grieved me to see this vibrant, passionate, witty, scary- smart person languishing, emotionally paralyzed … Continue reading Something I read today…

Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord

Today's Gospel reading, the 2nd Sunday of Advent, is from Matthew's Gospel. It tells us of the revolutionary John the Baptist. He was amazing and kind of scary. So filled with the Holy Spirit that it shot out of his heart and into his voice, and his message motivated people! Some people were motivated by … Continue reading Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord

Good things take time

Yesterday I participated in a Labyrinth walk. If you've never heard of one, don't worry about it. Neither had until 2 weeks ago. My grad course on Spiritual practices included an introduction to this medieval practice and the retreat center/mission where my class takes place has an actual labyrinth emblazoned on a very large canvas. … Continue reading Good things take time