Embracing the Ordinary, Eucharistic Ministry, Holy Spirit

When the Spirit Speaks

God, I have found, is never outdone in generosity. Always the gracious giver, he longs to surprise us breaking into our everyday ordinary to do the extraordinary. And still how easily these moments could have been missed by our failure to respond. Ever have a day where an inconvenient appeal on time and energy turns into… Continue reading When the Spirit Speaks

Embracing the Ordinary, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Being Astonished

What is it that astonishes us these days? Is it the headlines that flash across the written page, or in gossip carried to our all to willing listening ears? Olympic feats, milestones reached or previous limitations met and surpassed? Perhaps, however, it is something closer to home. Sparked by an awareness of God at work… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Being Astonished

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

Discernment, Embracing the Ordinary, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: When You Should Be Saying No?

Today, perhaps you find that you had  much rather be saying yes to the many things that come your way than even contemplating the word no. Maybe, you do so out of a well intended desire to please others, or the thrill  from successfully multitasking a multitude of tasks. And still, though your yes may… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: When You Should Be Saying No?