"That, dear reader, is the true power and testimony of Unbroken: Path to Redemption. The process of healing will take time, but it is not impossible." If you need a movie to watch this month, may I highly recommend this movie - which addresses many issues near and dear to my heart. Read further for a more in-depth analysis of this particular movie!
Holocaust Remembrance Day
"Even now, this blog post is the most difficult one I have tried to write. As a historian, I agree wholeheartedly with the sentiment attributed to Edmund Burke, 'Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.'” One year later, these sentiments still ring true, and I can think of no further words to express the day we know as Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Chronic Illness & Mercy Epiphany
"As a mother, I can't be everything to everybody. There comes a time where I have to recognize my limitations, and model self-compassion to my children. I have to let myself off the hook, and recognize I can only do so much. If mothers aren't willing to be merciful toward ourselves, and we aren't able to be compassionate to ourselves from time to time, how can we fully extend compassion and mercy to others?" How an ordinary "simple" dental procedure has reminded me to be merciful and compassionate toward myself.
Doubting Thomas in My Sunday Best
In today's My Sunday Best post, I'm able to draw Divine Mercy Sunday in to the Gospel reading of Doubting Thomas. Such an amazing reminder of Christ's Divine Mercy, and some thought-provoking questions as to how to proceed in the days ahead!
#WorthRevisit: Divine Mercy Sunday!
#WorthRevisit link-up re-posts the piece I published last year, on Divine Mercy Sunday. It's a great reminder of the first Sunday after Easter's celebration!