“Get over yourself, God Needs You!”

Sunday was the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, and the Gospel reading was of the Canaanite woman with an ill daughter.  Now, what was so interesting about this Sunday, was that I was at a church that is far more conservative than I am. I seldom go to this church for Mass because I find that…

Motherhood and God News August 14, 2014

The Spirituality Of The Verse

We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering – these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love – these are what we…

Post Your Questions Here

Every Wednesday I blog the questions that moms might have on such topics as motherhood and spirituality, children’s spiritual development, finding time for yourself, or just to learn more about Spiritual Direction. Use the form to leave yours Related articles FYI Wednesday: Prayer and Personality

“Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.”

Mommy Mantra August 4, 2014: MT 14: 27 “Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.” a Need I say more. This is for all moms with prayers that need answering, and for prayers that have been answered. For moms who need the courage to stay strong. Related articles Monday, 4 August 2014 :…

Let’s pray that encouragement is always truly genuine.

I have many friends who are alternative healers and many of them do a wonderful job at helping others, but I have found, and here I am also speaking for myself as a Catholic Spiritual Director, that we, healers of all stripes, can get a little myopic, meaning we have difficulty seeing clearly.   What…

We can’t fall into the pain.

Mommy Mantra July 10, 2014: Hosea 11:1-4, 8c-9 a “Thus says the LORD: When Israel was a child I loved him, out of Egypt I called my son.” After listening to the readings at Mass this morning I couldn’t stop thinking how much God sounds like every hurting parent. a No family is untouched by…

Video: I’m a spiritual director

This the first video for Spiritual Lives Of Women.  I am using these animations to bring an other aspect to the ministry.  It is my hope that I can begin to broadcast an every Wednesday a Q &  A video.