We planned to slowly build it up until there was enough work for my husband to leave his current job and come on full-time. But that wasn’t God’s plan. On that following Monday afternoon, my husband was unexpectedly let go from his job. … Continue readingStepping Out of the Boat
The Magnificat My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant. From this day all generations will call me blessed: the Almighty has done great things for me, and … Continue readingThe Magnificat– a prayer of trust
This is an update on my article a year ago about my then nine year old son struggling with believing in God (linked here). The article stirred up some emotions and thoughts in several commenters both in the combox and in other discussion groups. A … Continue reading“Mom, I don’t believe” Update
Magic is defined by inexplicability and the seeming impossible is possible. Mystery is the unknowable. One of the aspects of Catholicism that enthralls me the most is the inexplicability and the inability to know aspects of the basic tenets of our faith. I am a … Continue readingDo You Believe in Magic?
Earlier this week, for the first time ever, my nine year old son confessed to me that he doesn’t really believe in “it”. I asked what. He said, “God and the Bible and stuff like that.” In my mind, “My heart broke! I wept inside and wondered where … Continue reading“Mom, I don’t believe.”