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 ›
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 hope you enjoy this somewhat humorous story of mine and how a train just made my day!
I look out at the night sky, filled with stars. I remember my father, when I was a little girl, teaching me about constellations. I have never forgotten those nights we stood at the end of the driveway and looked up at the sky. It is a one of the happy memories of time spent… Read More ›
I was visiting my sister in the nursing home recently. We (my family) were talking to the social worker about ways to make her more comfortable and happy. My brother brought up the name of a friend that my sister had known since childhood. We know they have not see each other in years. We… Read More ›
But blessed are your eyes, because they see, and your ears, because they hear. Amen, I say to you, many prophets and righteous people longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it. – Mt 13:16-17 Blessed are your eyes,… Read More ›
Then the LORD will guide you always and satisfy your thirst in parched places, will give strength to your bones And you shall be like a watered garden, like a flowing spring whose waters never fail. – Isaiah 58:11 Many years ago, I took classes for contemplative spiritual companioning through my diocese. It… Read More ›