Last year at this time, I was sitting on a beach and feeling an unbelievable gratitude for the gift of being present to the moment. Thankful, if you will, for the ability to procrastinate much needed tasks and to-do's to simply discover God. Take time today to pause, reflect and examen God at work in… Continue reading Worth Revisiting:Procrastination
“When Herod realized that he had been outwitted by the Magi, he was furious, and he gave orders to kill all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity who were two years old and under, in accordance with the time he had learned from the Magi. Then what was said through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled:… Continue reading To Honor the Innocents
You are invited to join me this week for An Engaging Faith on Breadbox Media daily at 4pm EST Gifts of the Visitation by Denise Bossert (Ave Maria Press), & Rock-Bottom Blessings by Karen Beattie (Loyola Press) Drawing runs 12/28-1/4 Click to enter.. Getting ready for the New Year and counting our blessings! Dr. Hosffman Ospino joins us to discuss Oscar… Continue reading An Engaging Faith: 12/28-1/1
This fourth week of Advent bears thoughts of an expectant Mary, awaiting the arrival of her son, with hope and joy. May we too bear joy and anticipation of the birth of our Savior and carry forth his love in all that we do! The Visitation of Mary & Elizabeth … Continue reading Worth Revisiting: An Expectant Mary
For I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you. Isaiah 41:13 Throughout the accounts of the nativity story we encounter God working the extraordinary amidst the ordinary. Today, I find myself accompanying the shepherds in their journey this advent, beside the… Continue reading Do Not Fear:The Shepherds’ Journey
You are invited to join me this week for An Engaging Faith on Breadbox Media daily at 4pm EST. Final week of Advent there's still time to get prepared! Sarah Reinhard with Word by Word: Slowing Down with the Hail Mary , Brooke Taylor of Good Things Radio, Joseph Johns with 2535 Apparel and Encores of Terry Hershey with Sanctuary and Greg Wolfe with God With… Continue reading An Engaging Faith: 12/21-12/25
'Being Christian is a gift that makes us go forward with the power of the Spirit in the proclamation of Jesus Christ." And "baptism is enough, it is sufficient to evangelize," to preach Christ even amidst persecution or when one lives in insecurity.' Pope Francis, Vatican City Apr 17, 2013 As a Catholic, few can say… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Go Light the World!
Advent is a time to prepare yet also to discern where we are being led towards. The journey that Joseph and Mary were to make from Nazareth to Bethlehem, by many accounts, was not a fairytale but fraught with much danger, miserable weather, and challenges. Even in the best of health, this undertaking would have… Continue reading This Advent: Where Are We Headed?
You are invited to join me this week for An Engaging Faith on Breadbox Media daily at 4pm EST Gifts of the Visitation by Denise Bossert (Ave Maria Press), & Time to Get Ready by Fr. Mark Villano (Paraclete Press) Drawing runs 12/14-12/21 Click to enter.. 3rd Week of Advent Anticipation! Denise Bossert joins us to discuss Gifts of the Visitation, An Encore with… Continue reading An Engaging Faith:12/14-12/18
As Pope Francis opened the year of mercy, it is a time to mark our conscious and concerted effort to be a continual witness of God's mercy in the world. This begins, as he notes, for each of us with our daily conversion of heart, a turning towards Christ and an acceptance of the love… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Embracing Advent