My latest entry is up on the Women in the New Evangelization website! WINE is a fabulous initiative to get Catholic Women together to learn and grow in their faith, and to evangelize to others who do not know God or the faith, even if they were raised in it! It happens, believe me! I … Continue reading “Jesus I trust in You”
I just heard a song yesterday for the first time. It's by one of my favorite Christian singer/songwriters, Matthew West. The lyrics are below. Appropriate that I should hear the song on 9/11, the anniversary of the terrorist attack that changed the world. In many ways, it was changed for the worse. But there is … Continue reading The Reason for the World
This from St. Ignatius of Loyola. Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding and my entire will. All I have and call my own, You have given all to me, to you, Lord, I return it. Everything is yours; do with it what you will. Give me only your love and … Continue reading Liberty
Recently on various podcasts I like to listen to I was reminded that people like to hear stories. And, not only that, but a psychiatrist said we love to be in our own stories! That we establish for ourselves from a very early age the narrative that is our own life. I know just about … Continue reading What happens next?
The first daily reading on Thursday is from the Book of Genesis. I intended to post this yesterday but I had some unexpected developments that kept me away from home all day. Nothing bad; just time consuming. But I had some thoughts so I'm sharing them! The Old Testament reading is the continuation of the … Continue reading “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”
This is about choices. We all are able to, and indeed should make, many important choices in our lives. We can try to go through life never making any great, personal decisions. Actually, it's pretty easy, isn't it? And then we can blame everybody else for our confusion, and fear, and uncertainty. I prefer to … Continue reading Choices
The song, Broken Things, by Matthew West reminded me of a poem I wrote a long time ago. Just like when we read the Bible, sometimes a phrase, word, or entire story that we've seen before will jump out at us and give us a new perspective or fresh encouragement. That's the case with this … Continue reading The Crown