I received a copy of this prayer on Monday, during a workshop I’ve begun attending: “My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I … More thoughts and prayers and promises
Sundays today are very different than the Sundays of the past. When your husband is a pastor, as mine was for quite a few years of our marriage, Sundays are shared days. It’s an understood. For a pastor, Sunday is the biggest day of the week. For church members, Sunday is the day when they … More written on a Sunday
Happy Friday! This was a monumental week for our family, as our first born headed to the University of Louisville [go Cards!] to begin his freshman year. I’ve decided to dedicate this week’s FFFs to the hellos and goodbyes of sending a loved one to college. Here’s an op ed by Michael Gerson regarding his … More Flapjack Friday Faves [08.23]
Our family had the privilege of visiting The Abbey of Gethsemani last weekend. My husband has been there previously for brief day visits. This time around, we were able to walk the grounds a bit as well as sit in for a 12:30pm mass. It was a great experience and I plan to go back … More content to be quiet
It frees you up, so you can do what you’re called to do. I overheard that tidbit last week. Actually, I can’t remember if I heard the above verbatim, but that was the gist of it. The word [calling] has come up often, as of late, in my life. I hear people say, “I’m called … More who’s calling?
We’re made in God’s image God is Light God is the air I breathe Recently I read this quote on someone’s blog: “I’ve begun to think of God more like an ocean, and we are the creatures that live in that ocean. It created us, gave us life, surrounds us, protects us, provides what we … More Father, ocean, air?
“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” —Harper Lee It’s a quote from To Kill a Mockingbird. Yet when I read the quote today, I realized it could mean an awfully lot. We want things to happen a certain way. We have an ideal, whether it’s positive or motivated … More What We See and Hear