Tag Archives: prayer

What is the deal with Mary?

It’s funny that the Mother of Jesus is such a sensitive topic. I mean, if God thought she was good enough to carry the Savior of the world, how could she be controversial? But, controversial she is. I think a … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, prayer, saints | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coming soon

How do we deal with an uncertain future? Continue reading

Posted in Be Not Afraid, Faith, hope, prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Don’t follow me?

There’s an interesting story in the Bible that I just rediscovered. It’s a pretty well-known story about a man who was possessed by many demons, and is cured when Jesus comes to his town. The demons beg Jesus not to … Continue reading

Posted in evangelization, Faith, prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Lost and Found

I was praying today and reflecting on the time when Mary and Joseph lost Jesus. I had to wonder – How much trouble would you be in if you lost the Son of God? Jesus was twelve, and the parents … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, hope, prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pick a Saint, any Saint

This weekend we had confirmation at our church. One of the many things I love about confirmation is that each person chooses a Saint for their confirmation name. Now, I have to confess that I chose my Saint solely because … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, saints | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Short and sweet

I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead. – Blaise Pascal Continuing on the talking theme… I love this quote. There are times that we just need to vent, express ourselves, or … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Love, prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Talk, talk, talk

When we pray, when we talk to God, it is so easy to fill our prayer with words. There are endless suggestions for ways to pray with words. Here are just a few I know of: ACTS – Adoration, Contrition, Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Check your ingredients

Have you ever had a cake that looks incredible but tastes horrible? All the effort was put into the decorating, but the recipe just falls flat? As our priest talked to our high school seniors this weekend, he likened their plans … Continue reading

Posted in Be Not Afraid, Faith, Love, prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why am I here?

Do you go to church when you travel? I love to discover a church with my family when we are on vacation. We go to a fairly large church, so we try to find a tiny one, and enjoy the … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Love, prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Speak to me

    Don’t you love when God speaks to your heart and it is exactly what you need? I love when I am wrestling with something or asking for a grace, and when I open my Bible or a devotional … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, hope, Love, prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments