Contemplation & Spirituality, Conversion, Spiritual Direction, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisit: Still Seeking?

"It is better to be a child of God than king of the whole world!" St. Aloysius Gonzaga With the approach of the Epiphany (Matthew 2:1-12), we behold quite a scene- one of perceived royalty and the other of unassuming divinity wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a manger. And here, this quote by… Continue reading Worth Revisit: Still Seeking?

Contemplation & Spirituality, Conversion, Scripture Reflection, Uncategorized

This Epiphany: Still Seeking?

"It is better to be a child of God than king of the whole world!" St. Aloysius Gonzaga With the approach of the Epiphany (Matthew 2:1-12), we behold quite a scene- one of perceived royalty and the other of unassuming divinity wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a manger. And here, this quote by… Continue reading This Epiphany: Still Seeking?

Conversion, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Conformity or Conversion

“Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the new wine will burst the skins, and it will be spilled, and the skins will be ruined. Rather, new wine must be poured into fresh wineskins.” Luke 5:33-39 This Gospel reading really struck home as just moments before I had received an unexpected call from someone… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Conformity or Conversion

Conversion

Conformity Or Conversion

“Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the new wine will burst the skins, and it will be spilled, and the skins will be ruined. Rather, new wine must be poured into fresh wineskins.” Luke 5:33-39 This Gospel reading really struck home as just moments before I had received an unexpected call from someone… Continue reading Conformity Or Conversion

Conversion, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisting: Conversion-This Journey of a Lifetime

Some time ago, I had promised to share my own story of conversion to the Catholic faith. The anecdote, if you will, of how a young Southern Baptist girl found herself walking in the doors of a Catholic church and leaving forever changed... Freshman year at Mount Holyoke College was an exciting time of rigorous… Continue reading Worth Revisting: Conversion-This Journey of a Lifetime

Conversion, Stations of the Cross

A Belated Thank You :Thief on the Cross

In reading the passages from Luke today on the way of the cross and crucifixion of Jesus, (Lk 23: 26-49) I was struck with gratitude for the thief on the cross beside Christ. Mocked, insulted and shamed- Jesus endured not only the painful, sorrowful physical pain of the cross but rejection of the people that… Continue reading A Belated Thank You :Thief on the Cross

Conversion, Lent, Saints

Wit & Wisdom:Be Transformed

"The saints are living and practical proof that Christ's philosophy works. The saints show us that it is possible for a human to be fully transformed in Christ"   -Rediscover Catholicism, Matthew Kelly This Lent we are asked to engage in a transformation, a continual conversion of heart. To do so, however, we must become vulnerable-… Continue reading Wit & Wisdom:Be Transformed

#Justice, Conversion, Lent, Peace

Worth Revisiting: Can I hear my Father’s Voice?

Can we even imagine a world where none of these exist? In small ways, I believe that we can, because we know the existence of good in knowing God. We have witnessed kindness and compassion, and instances whereby goodness has triumphed over evil. Yet in the kingdom of God, God’s goodness and reign is completely… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Can I hear my Father’s Voice?

Conversion

Conformity or Conversion

“Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the new wine will burst the skins, and it will be spilled, and the skins will be ruined. Rather, new wine must be poured into fresh wineskins.” Luke 5:33-39 Friday’s Gospel reading really struck home as just moments before I had received an unexpected call from… Continue reading Conformity or Conversion