What? Me? No Way, I Am Too Young!

Mommy Mantra July 23, 2014: But the LORD answered me, Say not, “I am too young.” To whomever I send you, you shall go; whatever I command you, you shall speak. Have no fear before them, because I am with you to deliver you, says the LORD. Jeremiah Chapter 1: 7 That sounds so much like when…

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…

Responsorial Psalm June 27, 2014

I have a friend who posts wonderful posts on Facebook that are filed with gentle wisdom about love, parenting and life. Today she posted the following which just rang in my heart as a prefect modern understanding of today’s readings but most specifically the Responsorial Psalm: Responsorial Psalm PS 103:1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8, 10 Not according…

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…

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…

My Default Barter System

If the world worked on a barter system, how would you fare? Would you have services to barter? Would you be successful, or would you struggle? I barter everyday…its called motherhood. If you don’t do ____________ you will be nagged; that is my default barter system. Does it work? Rarely! Is my bartering system effective?…

Postaday Rolling Stone (Nomad, Travel) and God…Really

Sunday Reading Luke 10:3- 6   Go on your way; behold, I am sending you like lambs among wolves.  Carry no money bag, no sack, no sandals; and greet no one along the way. Into whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace to this household.’If a peaceful person lives there, your peace will rest on him; but…

“Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgic”

Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile, and who love you no matter what. – Unknown

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