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”
By now, if you know me or have been following my blog, you know that I'm a big fan of contemporary Christian music. Casting Crowns is one of my favorite bands in that genre. And the title for today's entry is the name of one of their songs; it's a great meditation song. The video … Continue reading Who Am I?
Be our guide Be our light Be our strength Be our hope Be our joy Be ours Bless our talents Make us thankful for our gifts Give us wisdom, insight to know Your will Give us energy and strength to act it out Give us good fellowship with all who are here For the glory … Continue reading Come, Holy Spirit
Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come forth from God and was going back to God, got up from supper, and laid aside His garments; and taking a towel, He girded Himself. Then He poured water into the basin, and began to wash the disciples' … Continue reading Following Our Servant Leader
If you're following my blog, you know that I love me some contemporary Christian music. And below is my latest favorite song by Francesca Battistelli. First of all, I just love her name! But that has nothing to do with the song. It's about letting God be the Lord of our lives and finding that … Continue reading Defender
I recently changed the subtitle of my blog from "Reflections of an Army Wife" to "Reflections of a Hopeful Woman." I did that because it has been a year since my husband retired after 37 years of exemplary and faithful service from the United States Army. I didn't feel I could continue using the "Army … Continue reading The Ultimate Project
So, once again two things happened recently that were quite profound for me. One was hearing the homily our presider at Mass shared after the stirring, dramatic, and so very tragic Palm Sunday Gospel reading. We are there as Jesus makes His triumphant entrance into Jerusalem. And we are there when it ends with His … Continue reading A Father’s Love For His Children