Brief thoughts on Ash Wednesday, 2020

On this Ash Wednesday, the start of our Lenten Journey, I just wanted to share this brief post I left on my Facebook page this morning. I felt I should share something on this momentous occasion. ...fasting, almsgiving and prayer are not about ‘making God happy.’ We do these things to make room for God … Continue reading Brief thoughts on Ash Wednesday, 2020

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)

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…