Mary Magdalene

Mommy Mantra July 22, 2014:  Micah 7: 14-15, 18-20, John 20: 1-2, 11-18 Today we celebrate Mary Magdalene.  Many use this Gospel to point out that this is a story of Mary Magdalene’s growing and transforming faith.  They point out that she went to the tomb in the earliest of morning hours while it was…

What Would Mary Do. Random Acts of Kindness Makes You God’s Hero

What Would Mary Do. a Thinking about the reading and Gospel and the random acts we can do; here is one. a This older mom pays for the nappies of a young struggling mom. For the younger mom it is an answer prayer. For the older, she feels like a hero. a Her feeling like…

Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

We are going to a birthday party for our Godson; it will be his first, and an exciting time for family and friends. It is a time for us to rejoice in this little boy’s life, looking back at all the milestones, not just the little boy’s but the parents as well; and with today…

Mommy Mantra for September 28, 2013: Pay attention to what I am telling you. (Luke 9:44)

Mommy Mantra for September 28, 2013: Pay attention to what I am telling you. (Luke 9:44) Friday, Jesus asked who do we think he is. And at times it sounds like who do you think I am; almost as if he is asking us do we think he is someone who does magic tricks instead…

Go Ahead Insert Your Name Into the Gospel And See What Happens

This is a form of Ignatian Spiritual Exercise: Contemplation prayer.  Ignatius thought the use of our imaginations was a true gift from God; through it we could become one with those in Scripture and create a better understanding of God.  With this exercise we choose a Scripture passage, I have chosen Luke 10: 41-42, the Martha/Mary…

Why Is It ALWAYSMe!!!

This Sunday was the Gospel, Luke 10: 41 – 42, of Martha and Mary…that famous Gospel of Martha feeling a little tender about being the only one working. She has been working in the kitchen preparing to serve our Lord while her sister Mary sits at Jesus’ feet. Martha feels cheated, perhaps a little betrayed,…

Start A Revolution

We are mothers, we bear the marks of that journey. Let’s work to heal our souls from all the lies we were told and we have told ourselves about who and what we are. Let’s work toward being good role models of hope, faith and love, instead of fear, worry and concern. Let’s work toward…

Confiteor

Mommy Mantra for July 1, 2013: “For the sake of those ten, I will not destroy it.” (Genesis 18:32)  I certainly jumped on the Paula Deen bandwagon, in fact I jumped around on it until it was splitters!  I was already feeling a bit chagrined at being a bit pompous about Paula Deen when I read…