I don’t know about you, but I struggle to dedicate time to prayer. I know people who wake up in the early hours of the morning to read their daily devotional or to contemplate scripture. This is not me. And I gave up trying about a year ago. No, I’m not a quitter. I just […]
“Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take.” I remember thinking as a child that this traditional bedtime prayer my mom prayed with me (until I was about seven) was creepy and awful. […]
Every Christmas this song touches me deeply, usually to the point of tears. As mothers we all need some “breath of heaven,” some divine grace now and then to help us on our path of parenting. This Christmas I pray that I learn to love better, pray better and grow in grace and wisdom. Amen.
Reflection on “Love, Not Atonement” Image Credit – Shutterstock Today is Good Friday. A solemn day by tradition; a day to reflect on Jesus’ Passion and death on the cross…the day that Jesus died in order to redeem our sins. I love my faith. I live my faith. But something about this image has never […]