God’s Love & Mercy

For nine seasons, Americans spent countless hours watching a television show that can be summarized by one phrase: "God loves you."  Toward the end of every episode, from 1994-2003, every week viewers would watch one of the three angels on the series Touched by an Angel remind their viewers that God loves them. Recently, I found myself … Continue reading God’s Love & Mercy

Military Life Meets a Corporal Work of Mercy

Every couple years, military families get the chance of a lifetime to pack up their households, move to unknown places, and put down roots until they are uprooted again.  Most military families take the time they prepare to move as a time to do some spring cleaning, whether it happens in the middle of the … Continue reading Military Life Meets a Corporal Work of Mercy

Peace, Mercy, and Love

As the various events of this past week have unfolded, I have found myself at a loss for words.  Trying to make sense of everything happening in this country, I have been struggling to find the words to make sense of these tragedies.  I have been grateful that my son is too young to spend … Continue reading Peace, Mercy, and Love

Spiritual Works of Mercy

Yesterday, I wrote about the Corporal Works of Mercy.  I am trying to determine the best course of action, as this year's Extraordinary Year of Mercy works its way to a close, to achieve a couple components of the Corporal Works of Mercy.  Yet, I would be missing a major component of the Year of Mercy, … Continue reading Spiritual Works of Mercy

Corporal Works of Mercy

The other day, I was explaining to Auntie M the perk of choosing a college which not only teaches the rubrics of religion, but then also teaches the practical application of living one's faith.  The topic stemmed from a discussion on the Corporal Works of Mercy. For those unfamiliar with the principle, the Corporal Works … Continue reading Corporal Works of Mercy