Category Archives: Love

Why do we go to Confession?

When we vacation, my family and I love to head to the mountains and national parks. There is something about being outside and hiking for hours that refreshes our souls. Without anything to separate or distract us we talk, we … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Resurrecting by Elevation Worship

There was a line in this song that stopped me cold when I heard it. “His final breath upon the cross is now alive in me.” Have you ever thought of it that way? The breath of Christ, taken from … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Completely by Ledger

Today’s song can be a little tricky. When things are going great in our lives, and we can feel the blessings pouring over us, it is easy to say that God loves us. When times are hard and life is … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Just be Held by Casting Crowns

“Find your rest in the arms of a God who won’t let go.” (Casting Crowns) Sometimes we need to stop the fight, take a break from the struggle, and go to the open arms of the one who loves us … Continue reading

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Called to Love

Have you heard my talk “Fearless Love”? Part of CatholicATX’s Love and Responsibility 2018 series, my talk is on Soundcloud for you to hear anytime you want. We are called to love and to be in relationship with God and … Continue reading

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Music Monday: This is Me from The Greatest Showman

I’ve heard that the first time Keala Settle sang this song it made Hugh Jackman cry. I just saw this for the first time, and I understand why. The courage and strength Keala finds in singing this song are so … Continue reading

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Stronger than you know

In the last couple of months, I have heard stories that have inspired and awed me. Each one has shown me the sheer power of the human spirit and courage that comes in ways we don’t expect. Over the next … Continue reading

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Signals Crossed

I had a recent discussion with my children that left me stunned. I apparently have no idea what I am communicating when I text, and maybe even when I email! If you are older than a Millennial, you probably don’t … Continue reading

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Music Monday: The 99 by 7eventh Time Down

The story of the 99 is one that shows the difference between most of us and Jesus. If have 99 of almost anything and I’m missing only one of them, I’m moving generally moving on. But Jesus sees us differently. … Continue reading

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We all need people to cheer us on like this

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up 1 Thessalonians 5:11 We all need people who will cheer us on like this when we just can’t seem to do what we want. Go and be that person for someone … Continue reading

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