"...As I share my insight of what I have experienced so far, I will say that A Lenten Journey with Mother Mary will definitely invite readers to experience a sense of wonder, while deepening their relationship with the Blessed Mother. And, in my personal opinion, to know and love Mary is to know and love her Son, Jesus..." Read more about the latest book review in time for Amazon Prime shipping to get it to your doorstep on Ash Wednesday!
For the conclusion of the "Bold, Brave, Catholic" series, I feature a review of a book designed to assist readers in living as "Bold, Brave, Catholic" in their daily lives. How will you live your faith in a bold and brave manner for 2020?
"I have learned that, in order to truly fast for religious reasons, the key is to be intentional! It doesn't matter if you give one thing up for forty days, or perform various small acts of penitential fasting every day, changing things up a bit according to what's going on in your life."
If you are looking for some alternatives to the traditional fasting for religious reasons, you do not want to miss out on the suggestions contained within this post!
How do you fast on a regular basis?
"As I slowly began to acknowledge His will be done, I also began realizing it is through His desires that He will help me.
If I am willing to accept His will, and if I am willing to allow Him to equip me. If I am willing to be open to His guidance."
We all struggle at times with a "why" when it comes to God's will. In today's piece, I encourage us all to reframe those moments, based on my current struggle, to seek a "how" to best live His will for our lives.
How can we each allow Him to lead us Home?
"Then, we will be sent home.
And, I encourage all of my readers to take time, beginning Good Friday, to truly enter the tomb with Christ...
Imagine the darkness.
Imagine the cold which would settle over the concrete slab."
This week is Holy Week. Let us take the time to grieve with the disciples, centuries later, and also form a plan - to be more faithful disciples in the days ahead, than perhaps we have previously been...