SPIRITUALITY & DEVOTION

ALL IS FAIR IN LOVE & WAR

I am sure you noticed that Ash Wednesday fell on Valentines Day this year. February 14, 2024, was an intriguing intersection of a cultural...

LET NO ONE DESPISE YOUR YOUTH

“Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.” - 1...

FROM ASHES AND DUST

I read a devotion today that included a quote from Polish rabbi, Simcha Bunin. Rabbi Bunin said, "Everyone should keep a note in each...

THE PARABLE OF THE TWO SONS

“What is your opinion? A man had two sons. He came to the first and said, ‘Son, go out and work in the vineyard...

PERSEVERING IN THE LORD

So, how are all those New Year’s resolutions going? Anyone struggling to keep up? Just me?  I don’t like the feeling of being behind (which...

BLESSINGS IN THE DARK

I am a medium morning person. I don’t tremble when there is a “5” in the hour of my alarm clock, but I do...

BECOME LIKE CHILDREN

My five-year-old daughter has recently asked to join me for my Holy Hours. A mama’s girl to the core, she doesn’t want to be...

REACH MORE: DEEPENING RELATIONSHIPS & SPREADING GOD’S LOVE

Tara was furious with God. And desperate. How could a good God allow so much suffering in her son?  Starting at a young age, Nicholas has...

MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU & KEEP YOU

It’s a NEW YEAR!!!  Every New Year’s Day I remind anyone who will listen that it is my favorite holiday.  Why?  Because it’s a...

THE PARABLE OF THE RICH FOOL

Then he said to the crowd, “Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist...

WAIT WITH THE LORD

I had the honor of being invited to speak at a Women’s Advent Tea and as I was preparing for their theme, which was...

WHEN JESUS IS “GOD WITH US” EVEN IN PRISON

When Jim needed a job to support his young family, he found one teaching residents in a maximum-security prison. It was never where he...

WHAT DO YOU WORSHIP

I loved competition growing up. It did not matter the game of skill, I found interest in it. I desired to master the rules,...

ONE BREATH

I’ll be honest, I just came from leading a healing retreat for survivors of abuse and knew I needed to get my article in...

HOW FREQUENTLY SHOULD WE GO TO CONFESSION?

Unlike the other sacraments, the Sacrament of Reconciliation is one that we as individual sinners must determine when and with what frequency we should...