What Does Rest Mean?

When my husband and I were first married we lived in a parish house and took care of around 5 acre of grounds, a cemetery, and a small parish church. In exchange for our labors, we got to live in a large white 2 story 5 bedroom home rent free. It was really a fantastic […]

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Pray Without Ceasing

I was working at a religious retreat when I understood for the first time what pray without ceasing meant. No matter what was being done, dishes, cleaning, listening, reading and whatever else it was to be done under the umbrella of doing it for God. Weather it is praise and thanksgiving, sacrifice and tears it […]

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In Case You’re Confused

A number of years ago, I was once out of town for a work conference. At the last minute, I decided I didn’t want to be right here, right now. Like a junkie in search for a meeting, I decided that maybe if I hurried I could make an evening Mass somewhere. I absolutely love […]

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Gifted

When I was a little girl I used to daydream about what gifts God was going to give me. As if one day, I was plain, simple, flawed me and the next I was this glorious version of me. The gifted change wouldn’t come over time but like a magic trick or better yet a […]

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To Fight or Not to Fight

If I really think about it, I may be the person holding up the sign on the corner of the street that reads, “Peace be with you.” Isn’t that what God wants from us as disciples? I have spent time contemplating if I should actively join peaceful demonstrations. The thing is just the very act […]

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Who Do You Follow?

So recently with starting this blog I became more involved on social media. I quickly realized social media was a game. One that I am not sure I want to play. I started to play the game of followers. I would start to follow someone and they may or may not follow me back. I […]

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Honest

The truth is like a lion; you don’t have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself. Augustine of Hippo If you have to lie to protect your job are you doing your job? Generally speaking, men lie to protect themselves, while women lie to protect others. The reason for lying is always […]

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