You know who you are…you are the people that sneak into church on Christmas and Easter filling the pews with children dressed in their finest holiday clothes and saving seats for your in-laws. You create a standing-room-only situation in a church that normally has several empty seats on any given Sunday. You don’t know the new liturgy […]
I know the title alone is going to ruffle some feathers, but it’s true. I’ve never understood the purpose of Lent. I was taught that it is a period of preparation prior to Easter for fasting, penance and contemplation. This practice is supposed to purify the body, mind and soul in order to be worthy to […]
I first heard this song, Breath of Heaven by Amy Grant, last year and was immediately moved by it. Contemplating the Nativity had always conjured thoughts of wise men and halos, angelic messengers and other-worldly star sightings. I have birthed three children, parented at least one to near adult-hood, and I had never stopped to […]
Thank you to the amazing group at ANIMA for this video.