I just found out a couple of days ago that the movie, JoJo Rabbit, was nominated for an Academy Award. I hope it wins. Maybe then more people will go see it. Below is my 'review' of the film after I saw it a few months back. Please read and consider. Thanks. https://drowning-in-lemonade.com/2019/11/10/beauty-and-terror-thoughts-on-jojo-rabbit/
Psalm 30 is such a trove of consolation and encouragement. I found it the other day, as the Holy Spirit would have it, while looking for something to share with a young lady who was grieving the loss of a loved one. I have lots of options, obviously, but Psalm 30 was the thing that … Continue reading Fighting My Battles
Below is another one of my entries for the San Diego Walk for Life website's blog. I have amended slightly since the Walk took place a couple of days ago. But we plan to continue. And on this Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, I just want to share the fact that we are non-violent individuals … Continue reading Why We Walk
I heard this song this morning. Every Mile Mattered, Nicole Nordeman tells us. And I know it's true. It all makes us who we are. Learn from mistakes, ask forgiveness for them. And please believe that God has forgiven you when you truly ask Him to when you truly are sorry. And then move forward, … Continue reading The miles still matter…
This is a prayer I've been praying for over a decade. Because the US Military has had Troops deployed to hostile lands for a long time. The latest news with missiles flying into Iraq is disturbing, as is the deployment of thousands of Soldiers at one time. But the U.S. has had people in harm's … Continue reading A prayer to share
Sorry to post twice in one day, but I just read #Fr. Burke Masters blog entry for today, the Friday before Epiphany. He based it on the reading from 1 JOHN 2:29–3:61. In it John tells us that we are now God's children, thanks to Jesus...Here's what I wrote in early December of 2018. I … Continue reading Joyful, joyful – again!
At our Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God, our presider, a priest I had never seen before and whose name I did not know, told us the following personal stories about the Blessed Mother of Jesus. She interceded in his life on three separate occasions and they were all rather incredible. … Continue reading Mary
Today's Gospel reading tells of the presentation of Jesus in the Temple. We are still in the midst of the Octave of Christmas. That's the 8 days in which we rejoice at the wonder of the Incarnation: God made flesh, God with us, Jesus Christ. As I like to explain to people, one day (Christmas … Continue reading The Gift of Jesus
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…
The Ultimate Blessing! – WINE — Read on catholicvineyard.com/index.php/2019/12/18/the-ultimate-blessing/ My latest entry on the Women in the New Evangelization blog. You may have to cut and paste the link. Sorry! Christmas Blessings!