Humble Words

  For several days now, I seem to be stuck on the story about the Possessed Boy in Mark’s Gospel (Mark 9: 14 – 29).  Each time I open my Bible to read on, I am drawn to rereading this story, and like always, with each read I gain new wisdom and insights. The father … Continue reading Humble Words

Ever Been There?

It has been said that a thin place is a place where the boundary between heaven and earth is especially thin. It’s a place where we can sense the divine more readily. I was fascinated by this definition when I first heard of it, because you see, I have experienced these ‘thin places.’  I think we … Continue reading Ever Been There?

Storms

Can you imagine what it must have been like to see someone walking toward you on the water? Here you are, struggling because you have no control over this boat that is being tossed around by the winds and the waves. You glance outward, and see the shape of a man who seems to have … Continue reading Storms

What is Eucharist?

(This post is a little longer than most, but these feelings run deep, so thanks for stopping by) Eucharist Mystery, Miracle, Magic We have come so far in our understanding of Eucharist, or have we? (I deliberately did not use ‘the’ before the word Eucharist….poetic license) I’d like to think that all the rules and regulations regarding … Continue reading What is Eucharist?

Lenten Hope

  It’s just been a tough couple of weeks..certainly don’t want to compare myself to Job, but at my lowest moments, that’s where I’m going.  Why is it that at times the struggles seem to come from every direction?  No matter what I plan for my ‘lenten sacrifices/promises,’ God always has other plans.  And so, … Continue reading Lenten Hope