Find a Faith PLEASE!

I spent the afternoon yesterday with my Mom who is in a nursing home with dementia.  Last week she took a turn for the worse and I don’t know how many days I will have left to be with her. It’s a little difficult to communicate with her because she can’t have a conversation anymoreContinue reading “Find a Faith PLEASE!”

And she didn’t even have to ask

Do you remember that Verizon commercial?  Illustrating all the different locations where Verizon gets service?  It was catchy, clever and certainly memorable.  Sometimes I feel as though my prayer life is like a Verizon commercial!  I need to pray for ___, and ____, or and don’t forget ___.  Did I remember ____, oh and _____,Continue reading “And she didn’t even have to ask”

It’s so tempting, isn’t it?

Lessons to learn from Pope Benedict’s Resignation: Whatever faith we choose, whatever religion we belong to, whatever spirituality we adopt, we can all learn from the news this past week regarding the resignation of Pope Benedict’s XVI.  Here are the points that I want to take away from this: +  No job is so importantContinue reading “It’s so tempting, isn’t it?”

Please don’t rush lent….

Oh please don’t rush lent this year, I’m just not ready!   Lent takes work, lent takes discipline, lent takes sacrifice, lent takes energy.   Everywhere I look I see lent – lenten flyers, lenten blogs, and lenten booklets. Not quite yet – please! I need a bit more time…. to think of only myselfContinue reading “Please don’t rush lent….”

What to say…Oh, What to say…

Next week I’m giving a short talk on prayer to adults.  I’ve done it before, I have something prepared, and the reflections and thoughts from your blog posts help to inspire me.  The problem is, however, the older I get, the more I realize that my words fall short. Oh sure, I can define prayer,Continue reading “What to say…Oh, What to say…”