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Worth Revisiting: CatholicMom Daily Gospel Reflections

This reflection written for CatholicMom.com a year ago remains a reminder to me that the path of our discipleship is not intended to be an easy one... Daily Gospel Reflection for August 14, 2016 - Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Today’s Gospel: Luke 12: 49-53 – Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time If taken out of the… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: CatholicMom Daily Gospel Reflections

#Catholicmom, Scripture Reflection

CatholicMom: Daily Gospel Reflection

Daily Gospel Reflection for August 14, 2016 - Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Today’s Gospel: Luke 12, 49-53 – Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time If taken out of the context of the rest of the Gospel, today’s readings can be both startling and confusing. While Jesus spoke often of peace, his message of the Good News… Continue reading CatholicMom: Daily Gospel Reflection

Motherhood, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: A Catholic Mom’s Prayers For Her Teenage Son

It’s Worth Revisiting Wednesday! A place where you can come and bring a past & treasured post to share, and link-up with fellow bloggers! Co-Hosted with Allison Gingras at Reconciled To You. Merely one year since this post was written, my middle son Peter is a good 3 inches taller, entering the 10th grade and on… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: A Catholic Mom’s Prayers For Her Teenage Son

Examen, Poetry

Examen-ing Procrastination

Linking up this week with CatholicMom.com.  Procrastination thy name is mine- Reminiscing. Warm sand, waves crashing I am engulfed by your inspiring presence. Laughter of children Amazed by your splendid treasures, My soul sings with joy. Little palms upturned, bare feet carrying such gifts.       And yet I hear you Not in a… Continue reading Examen-ing Procrastination

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(Not so) Small Success Thursday: A Catholic Mom’s prayers for her Teenage Son

Today, as we remember the tragedy of 9/11, I am blessed to also celebrate the 15th birthday of my son Peter. That day as he was turning two, I was out making necessary birthday preparations when the Twin Towers went down. This event that has so defined the spirit of our nation in both sorrow and… Continue reading (Not so) Small Success Thursday: A Catholic Mom’s prayers for her Teenage Son