In the beginning of August, my co-worker in our parish office, sitting right beside me, suffered a seizure. She was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm. Over the next few weeks, she fought hard to live, but God took her home about a month ago. I know that she is at peace now, and filled with… Read More ›
When I left work today, I could hear the rain coming. Yes, that is what I said. I could HEAR the rain coming. It was only sprinkling when I left the office to go to my car, but sheets of rain were headed my way. I could hear it coming closer as it came… Read More ›
I spent Mother’s Day with my mother this year. For many people that is probably not too unusual. But for us, it was so special because it was the first one we had celebrated together in over 35 years! Hard to believe? It was hard for me to believe it, too. When I was 24,… Read More ›
I have not submitted a new podcast for several weeks. Yes, I have been busy. Yes, I have had a lot on my mind. But I have also had a hard time writing about God in my everyday life. I trust that he is there but I have not been able to wrap my mind… Read More ›
I hope you enjoy this somewhat humorous story of mine and how a train just made my day!
It happened during spiritual direction. A woman (I will call Jane) was talking to me about a situation with a co-worker. The co-worker was difficult to work with and Jane was concerned about working with her. I suddenly thought of St. Therese. I remembered her story about another nun in her monastery who had been… Read More ›
The tire low pressure warning light came on one day. The last time that happened, something was wrong with the warning light, not the tires. I was hoping it was the same thing this time, but I couldn’t take the chance. So after work, I stopped by a gas station to put air in my… Read More ›
Our pastor preached about the Mass today. He explained the beginning part of Mass and what each gesture meant. He will continue with the different parts of Mass over the next few Sundays. He has done this before and I have always enjoyed it. I often forget what the different parts mean and I learn… Read More ›