Once a month, I try to join the #WorthRevisit link-up. This month, I wanted to re-post one of my articles from last Holy Week, as I continue to ponder Christ, His Passion, and my own passion for Him.
I abhor whining. Typically, when I hear a child whining, it invokes the same cringe one exhibits when they hear nails on a chalkboard. I don't know why I can't stand it, but I have always been that way. Imagine my pleasant surprise when my oldest was not a whiner. Instead, he seemed to automatically know … Continue reading A Reflection of My Prayer Life
A couple Sundays ago, my son wound up in the hospital, needing breathing treatments due to an "acute respiratory reaction," to what the doctors surmised was a virus. He was admitted Saturday night, and was in the hospital until Monday afternoon. Thankfully, his energy and breathing rebounded within hours of his admittance, and I pray … Continue reading Devotion to God and Service to Others
I have enjoyed the visual reaction of fellow Catholics, when I have shared my opinion that I find Mary to have been "God's Anger Management" program. People look scandalized at the mere thought! I believe God's temper has not been as noticeable as in the Old Testament, since Mary gave her fiat, or her yes, to God. … Continue reading Thoughts on Our Lady of Akita
Happy Mothers' Day to all the mothers - both physical and spiritual mothers! To those who may have lost babies before getting to meet them, and to those who have buried their babies (no matter the age), and to those who have not yet been able to conceive, a special Mothers' Day wish is extended. … Continue reading Mothers’ Day & Our Lady of Sorrows