Embracing the Ordinary, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: The Sound of Silence

Couldn't help but revisit this post this week as Friday, I go on a 5 day silent Ignation retreat at Campion Jesuit House. Truly looking forward to the sound of silence and and some much needed father-daughter time. At the mountain of God, Horeb, Elijah came to a cave, where he took shelter. But the… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Sound of Silence

#Catholicmom, Scripture Reflection

CatholicMom: Daily Gospel Reflections

Today, I share both my reflection and the wonderful community of CatholicMom.com with each of you! Tune in daily for wonderful insights, reflections, recipes, book reviews and more! Matthew 5:43-48 By the mere age of 10, I already had a nemesis. Both equally determined to be the leader of every group, we were natural competitors. Yet, though… Continue reading CatholicMom: Daily Gospel Reflections

Reconciliation, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: In Plain Sight

Every Spring my mom, though teaching full time, would find an extra reserve of energy to become attentive to the details of housekeeping that winter and life had placed on the back burner. Make no mistake, however, it wasn't just her responsibility but mine as well. Cobwebs and dust bunnies had no  recourse but to… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: In Plain Sight

Christian Ethics, Mercy, Reconciliation, Scripture Reflection

Lukan Perspectives: The Sinful Woman & The Good Samaritan

These stories which are unique to Luke give us a beautiful portrait of a prophet, teacher, and savior who knows our hearts, minds and whose love is universal. Here we see Jesus as one that focused on the introspection of the individual, sought out the outcast and the lost, was inclusive of women, brought peace… Continue reading Lukan Perspectives: The Sinful Woman & The Good Samaritan

Ignatian Spirituality, Prayer, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: A Prayerful Thirst

"I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer." Psalm 17:6 From the outside the prayer life of a Christian, particularly those in ministry, may incorrectly be assumed perfect, and yet how could it ever be? For, if it depends wholly on us, broken and… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: A Prayerful Thirst

Community, St. Paul

The Pauline Church: Lessons for Today

The difficulties that each Pauline church faced, in the early Christianity, remind us of the challenges that our churches face even today. In these two communities, we see both struggles over authority and teaching from within and social pressures for conformity from without. Upon Paul’s return to the region of Galatia, one of the most… Continue reading The Pauline Church: Lessons for Today