This week, as my friends and colleagues can attest, I have been battling a rather persistent cold which has chosen to seize my vocal cords and keep me up at night. Lack of a solid night’s sleep and my stubborn refusal to call it a day or throw in the towel has not been helpful… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: This is Community
Can you recall a landmark moment in your life? A time when it became suddenly visible what truly mattered, and where God was in it all? The following is one of my very own- all but a blink of God's eyes yet a graced moment when I will forever felt held. It was a late Spring morning in… Continue reading What Truly Matters
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
There has been much talk in recent years within ministry about the notion of radical hospitality. Not merely seeking to embrace those we know, it is an openness albeit a willingness to authentically meet and walk with one another in our weakness, suffering, and challenges of life. This is the experience of encounter, and as… Continue reading Radical Hospitality
If you find yourself today considering where you are in life and where God might be leading you..there is guidance found in the scriptures. What follows is a decision making tree, that doesn't leave the outcome in your hands alone but is an invitation to walk with God, to align your heart with his will.I… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Decision Making
Advent is a time to prepare yet also to discern where we are being led towards. The journey that Joseph and Mary were to make from Nazareth to Bethlehem, by many accounts, was not a fairytale but fraught with much danger, miserable weather, and challenges. Even in the best of health, this undertaking would have… Continue reading This Advent: Where Are We Headed?
Over the last few weeks since Pope Francis’ departure, there has been a noticeable divisiveness within the world of Catholic social media. From Ross Douthat’s letter of critique of Pope Francis in the New York Times, to the response of theologians, priests, and Douthat again- we see firsthand a visible polarization. Yet, disagreement and dialogue in and… Continue reading Will They Know Us By Our Love?
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. Have an hour to spare and share on a Saturday/Sunday afternoon or weekday morning after mass? I cannot think of a better way to… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Invited into Community
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. So, many of us are quite familiar with the 3-R's of Reading Writing, and Arithmetic in our academic studies.. but our faith lives… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Coffee, Communion & Conversation
If she could stand, she would undoubtedly comprise all of 5 feet. Slowly, age and physical limitations have taken her ability to walk, then stand and the wheelchair that she once could move can no longer be done on her own. Yet on the inside “Grace” towers, a living witness to a profound spirituality, her… Continue reading The Grace We Need