"Once upon a time, I wrote about not praying the Rosary as I should - or, even as I advocate. With the thoughts swirling of scents, of today's feast day, and faith, I am brought back to a desire to pray the Rosary. I want to shower Mary, the Mother of Jesus, with all the roses I am able. As she shines brightly for so many, ultimately she points those of us who believe in Christ back to her Son..." Thoughts on my faith life, spurred by scents and today's Feast of Our Lady of Fatima.
"In a nutshell, the Catholic Church offers sanctifying grace through the outward signs given to Her (the Church) by Christ Himself... but, that's a cliche answer... So, here with what all the theological underpinnings mean for me - the woman behind the words..." Linking up for Allison's series "What Does the Catholic Church Really Have to Offer Me?"
"For the first time in my cradle-Catholic life existence, I truly felt I walked away from Lent with an understanding of what it means to sacrifice - not in a painful sacrificial way, but perhaps in a manner which was more spiritually connected with the reason and the introspective nature of Lent." Today, I'm revisiting a post as part of #WorthRevisit I previous wrote about non-traditional fasting, and explore another approach to the three pillars of Lent.
I invite you to join in on this new series of "Bold, Brave, Catholic" individuals who are living in normal, everyday situations, but in a Bold, Brave, Catholic manner.
"Through the 'Bold, Brave, Catholic' series, it is my hope that the words others write will assist someone else on their journey of faith."
Based on a whisper in my heart, and a moment in which I was led to stand up for my Catholic Faith, I am creating a new series - and, spearheading a movement to "Be bold. Be brave. Be Catholic." Will you join this movement?