This is me with my big brother, Mike. He used to tell people that he taught me how to slide into 2nd base and throw a football. I think he thought of me as his little brother when we were kids. Only 21 months apart, I looked up to him and wanted to do whatever … Continue reading About my brother
If you've been following me for more than a couple of weeks you know I love my contemporary Christian songs. Here's the latest. It's called Why God by Austin French. Watch the video. It's very moving. Love the song, of course. I actually like his little monologue prior to the music video the best. When … Continue reading Why God?
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
I posted this last year, and depressingly, the year before that. And I'm posting again because it's still relevant. I wasn't planning on this today, but then the mass shooting in my beloved El Paso happened. And I felt compelled to share what I've shared after 2 other terrible and too eerily similar events. Who … Continue reading The Discussion We Need to Have
I wrote this when I was still an Active Duty Army wife. I think, though I can't be sure, that I wrote it during one of my husband's many deployments to dangerous places. I think it's obvious when you read it why I wrote it. Sometimes you need to remind yourself of some basic truths. … Continue reading Thoughts on love from an old Army wife
"This is the Christian life, this one thing: God is my Father, and therefore I am infinitely precious and loved by God, no matter what.” - Father Michael Gaitley Because of some things that have been going on with people I love lately, I've found myself thinking about the story, 'Hinds Feet On High Places.' … Continue reading On Hind’s Feet, a priest, and Yoda…
It occurred to me… He loves these people - The ones who make me laugh, the ones who hold me when I cry, The bright ones, the sassy ones, the stubborn ones, the silly ones, The brave ones who don’t know they’re brave, The weak ones who know where to get their strength. The holy … Continue reading 1 John 4:8