Nothing I Hold Onto

Nothing I Hold Onto

Nothing I Hold Onto I Lean Not On My Own Understanding. My life is in the hands of the maker of Heaven.   There was, and is, so much about our faith that I struggle to understand. Concepts like our Trinitarian God, saving sex and sexual acts for marriage, and Christ’s...
Embrace, not Endure

Embrace, not Endure

Embrace, not Endure We think, “No, this time I will endure.  Things will be better in the future”.  Indeed, they will.  We think, “No, it can not be so!”  We’ve defeated this demon, dealt with the night and already faced this winter. And yet—  The ice pushes from the...
All is Gift

All is Gift

All is Gift How do you receive God’s gifts? ​ The gift of a new day. The gift of a warm cup of coffee. The gift of the mass. The gift of a full fridge. The gift of a job. The gift of family, friends, community. The gift of a kind word from a colleague. Wherever...
A Lent Well Spent

A Lent Well Spent

A Lent Well Spent I read these words written by Thomas Merton earlier this week, and I can’t get them out of my head. And since I’d rather share something beautiful than try and wrestle words of my own to be even half as profound, I’m going to share...

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