One of my earliest childhood memories involves my grandparents taking me to a church very early in the morning. So early, I remember thinking it was still night and the world must all be sleeping. We found our way into a small chapel that … Continue readingI see Him, and He sees me.
“Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?” asks Jesus of Mary Magdalen at the tomb. How often in my life has Jesus asked this very question of me? Woman, why are you weeping? Grieving is necessary and appropriate. If I have not … Continue readingWoman, Why Are You Weeping?
It could be posed in my prayer journal. It could be in the form of a petition during Mass. Or it could be whispered in the dark of a sleepless night. But no matter what the question or quandary, I hear the same answer loud and clear from Him lately… … Continue readingThe Answer is Always the Same
Years ago I found myself in the darkest days. Illness, fatigue, and depression were my constant companions, but not only. Of course I had wonderful family support, but I also was given a desire for God like none I had ever known. This desire led … Continue readingIt Really IS That Simple
There are many ways in which we all deal with stress, we all experience that feeling that life is just too much and the feeling of “I just can’t…” I am not talking about the big stressors such as major illness, unemployment, death or … Continue readingWhen I am overwhelmed…