St. Augustine said, "Your continuous desire is your continuous prayer. If you cease to desire then you will have fallen silent in your prayer." That's good news for people like me! I often have the desire to pray and can't seem to focus long enough to do it well. I have been praying about that! … Continue reading Poco a poco
It's such a simple idea. I learned through my theology studies that God is "simple." That does not mean He is without intelligence or without complexity. It means God is unlike anything, any created thing, because He is the Creator of it all. God is not an amalgamation of created things. We cannot comprehend His … Continue reading Divine Romance
Yes, I know I'm a day late. But I've been visiting my grandchildren and their parents and, well, some things take priority for grandmothers. So here it is... "This is the time of fulfillment.The kingdom of God is at hand.Repent, and believe in the gospel.” - Mark 1:15 Repent Jesus said these words at the … Continue reading First Sunday of Lent
I haven't been writing much since my Dad went home to be with the Lord recently. I've needed time to process that fact, to be with my sisters, to be with my husband and children, to be with extended family and with some of his friends. But I'm back! And today I am contemplating being … Continue reading The Feet of Jesus
I have been thinking a lot lately about how I'm supposed to spread the Good News. It's no small question and it's something as a Christian I am instructed to do by none other than our Founder, Jesus Christ. And it's truly about following His example of humility and compassion. My blog is one attempt … Continue reading Rise Up!
https://youtu.be/QsXOP7aQeqQ The featured song today is sung by Francesca Battistelli, whose voice I love, as I do so many of her songs. It is sung from the viewpoint of the mother of Jesus, Mary. There is one line in particular that resonates with me as a human being who God has loved into being: "The … Continue reading God-bearers