Someone asked me the other day who Jesus is to me. A friend? A warrior? A tortured naked man nailed to the cross because of my faults? (#biggestguilttripever) No…I couldn’t relate to any of those. I had to pause and think about that, like really reflect on that question for a few days. Jesus…Jesus…hmmm….who is […]
Maybe you’re wondering where I’ve been? Why the last time I blogged (before last Sunday’s Joy Restored) was almost 9 months ago? Huh, I only just realized the significance of 9 months. No, I haven’t been incubating a new human life…but in a way I think God has been doing that that for my soul. […]
There’s a Joybubbling in my soul quietly gurglingrising to the surface. A familiar Joy ReturnedRestoredReignited. Joy brims on the surfacewetting my eyessetting a spark in my soul. Flows through my whole beingsurges to my heartelectrifies my mindsets motion to my body. A long-held breathRELEASED. ALIVE! Alive with Joy.I am Alive!
I love being Catholic. I love the Catholic Church. I love the people of the Church, every single one. They, you, I – we are all part of the same body – the body of Christ. The Body that became flesh so God could be “God is with us”. The Body that breathed, laughed, and […]
2:15 a.m.: Wake-up, bathroom, tell girls we’re really going this time. Grab packed bags, food, water, blankets. Let’s go. Around 5 a.m. wake-up (again) by the harsh jostling of the Pilot maneuvering over the trail road, if you want to call that a road. Girly giggles jump around the backseat, replacing their quiet snoring and open-mouth […]