I heard a podcast a few days ago in which a young priest discussed misery meeting mercy. He was referring to the New Testament story of the woman caught in adultery. After all her accusers have walked away, stunned into silence and inaction, made impotent by the incisive words of Jesus, "Let the one without … Continue reading Where Mercy meets Misery
My latest entry is up today at the Women In The New Evangelization (WINE) blog! It's been a while since I've contributed. Their Wednesday entries are short and sweet! No more than 300 words! It's hard for me because, if you follow my blog, I can 'go on' for a wee bit! But this limit … Continue reading Trust in God: Thy Will Be Done
I watched this 10 minute excerpt from a Jordan Peterson talk and I found it fascinating and worth pondering, which I've done for much of the afternoon, in between chores and errands. So, I'll share my thoughts with you now. And maybe you can add to what I've come up with. I'd love to hear … Continue reading Sacrifice and growth
https://youtu.be/CJwtBm52TsA I am sharing this video because this song is so powerful and so true! As one who prays the Divine Mercy chaplet often, this song resonates with me in a very profound way. Divine Mercy is what God offers us every day of our lives. But we don't all know this is the case. … Continue reading “If We Only Knew…”
As many of you know, if you've been reading my blog, I have gone back to school, to finish my grad degree in Theological Studies. Well, I have a take home (closed book on the honor system!) midterm exam for my History of the Old Testament course. I have not had a lot of time … Continue reading What I’ve Learned So Far
Recently on various podcasts I like to listen to I was reminded that people like to hear stories. And, not only that, but a psychiatrist said we love to be in our own stories! That we establish for ourselves from a very early age the narrative that is our own life. I know just about … Continue reading What happens next?
Dreams fascinate me. The meaning behind the crazy stories a brain makes up are truly mystifying and, sometimes, if we pay attention and ask for assistance in deciphering their meaning, we find there's a message in the 'madness.' I read a book one time written by 2 Christian psychologists who approached dream interpretation from its … Continue reading I dreamed a (good) dream