Contemplation & Spirituality, Contentment, Uncategorized

Unfulfilled Potential

"Consult not your fears but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what is still possible for you to do." Pope John XXIII Recently I had one of the most surprisingly profound conversations on this idea… Continue reading Unfulfilled Potential

Community, Dialogue, Reconciliation, Uncategorized

Necessary and Indispensable

"Three things are necessary for everyone: truth of faith which brings understanding, love of Christ which brings compassion, and endurance of hope which brings perseverance. "  St. Bonaventure Given the recent turmoil in the church, these last few weeks have been challenging to say the least. Conversations ensued revolving around what hasn't been done, what… Continue reading Necessary and Indispensable

Ignatian Spirituality, Uncategorized

Worth Revisiting: The Scent of Her Presence

"An awareness of smells can illuminate our present. It can help us live more mindfully and gracefully. It can help us recognize that God's goodness saturates the world, in scents that are both obvious and subtle." Ginny Kubitz Moyer, Taste and See ( Loyola Press) Early morning dew, the scent of grateful peonies and roses greet… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Scent of Her Presence

Ignatian Spirituality, Uncategorized

Worth Revisiting: 31 Days of St. Ignatius

This month Loyola Press is inviting each of us to "discover the riches of Ignation Spirituality"  This celebration culminates on July 31st on the feast day of St. Ignatius. So please  join me along with other Catholic bloggers and authors these 31 days of St. Ignatius, for a month long Ignatian feast ! Today's challenge: What… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: 31 Days of St. Ignatius

Book Review, Uncategorized, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Dear Pope Francis

Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World (Loyola Press) With the incredible appeal of Pope Francis, there has been understandably a vast array of books on him or by him featuring his homilies, angelus’, addresses and encyclicals. Yet, I am so thrilled to be able to preview a book composed of… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Dear Pope Francis