Category Archives: hope

Going incognito?

  I was in the airport last week, and in the course of my travels, I saw two priests, fully dressed in their clerics, and two nuns in full-length brown habits. There was no missing them, and I have to … Continue reading

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What armor are you using?

A couple years ago, I did a study by Priscilla Shirer called The Armor of God. It was a great study, but something about it just rubbed me completely wrong. I would listen to the video and everything about me … Continue reading

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Should I stay or should I go?

It’s Labor Day and summer is over. I’ll be moving back into my regular schedule of posts, and putting away the Music Mondays and Fun Fridays. Unfortunately, I think that it is none to soon. I think this sex abuse … Continue reading

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Making the Hard Choices

I have a daughter who is horrible at making decisions. Everyone loves her because she is honestly happy with whatever they decide. What movie should we see? They’re both great. What to eat for dinner? Everything is delicious. It’s great. … Continue reading

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Scandal

  More than likely you have heard about the latest in the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. 300 priests accused of horrible sexual abuse. Bishops covering up, moving, and hiding, rather than disciplining and demanding accountability. And I’m … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Reckless Love (of God)

The overwhelming, never-ending, reckless love of God It chases me down, fights till I’m found, leaves the ninety-nine This is the love God has for us. Fierce, penetrating, and solid. It can be hard for us to believe, especially when … Continue reading

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Enough

How often do we feel like we don’t have enough? Jesus asks so much of us and we have very little to give? I don’t have the right degree, the confidence, the skills, the ______________ (fill in whatever else you … Continue reading

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Music Monday: The Saint That is Just Me

I am so very imperfect. I mean, truly imperfect. I want to be like so many of the amazing saints I have learned about, and most times I just can’t. For sure, I can’t be like the whitewashed perfect stories … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Even If by Mercy Me

  It’s hard to imagine that we can do good when we are in difficult times. Our pain and our struggles are something to be carried and endured until they are over. We need help, and we don’t have anything … Continue reading

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Music Monday: In My Blood

I was a little hesitant to include this song in my Music Monday posts. My daughter recommended it excitedly, and after listening to it, I wasn’t sure what message was coming across. I like the strength in it and the … Continue reading

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