We all know one

We all know one.  The person you try to avoid because they are an occasion of sin. The spiritual bemoaner The spiritual aggressive The spiritual dismisser How are we being called to deal with them?  In the same way, we are called to look at everything: with prayer and in a spirit of discernment. If…

Sometimes you have to put the anchor in the water.

From my Facebook time line this morning, written by a mom of teens: “When do the growing pains of your children stop hurting and stressing you?” My response to her was: Sweetheart. I am with you. Trust. Trust in your mothering instinct. Trust in your gut. Trust in love and grace. Trust in hope. Trust in…

Sweetheart, fellow mom, you are not alone

Righteous Cause Monday. I found this on my Facebook feed about a young mom who wanted to quit being a mom, a blog post from the website “Finding Joy”. Sweetheart, fellow mom, you are not alone, we, moms of older children, feel your pain, understand your pain, had lived your pain, and survived/thrived and grown…

First FYI Wednesday Answers: Marisa’s children and prayer question.

Vicky (19) relating her first remembrance of God, about age three: I remember thinking that He would keep all the babies in a pocket next to his heart and he would hand pick the parent of each child. I believed that he would sit on his throne in heaven looking down on everyone and that you…

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.

This is extremely important. He had to learn! He isn’t doubting Thomas. He is learning Thomas.

An addendum to Thomas. A All day I have been dealing with these thoughts rolling around in my head; so I thought I would let them out. A Earlier I wrote about Thomas and comparing his experience with those of our children learning to navigate the world. In that comparison I used the words “quell…

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