Archive for February 2017

Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?

Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?
This past Sunday’s readings struck an uncomfortable chord with me.  Especially Matthew 6:26-27: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear.  Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?” The fact that I had to do the readings... Read more »

The most powerful prayer you can possibly pray

The most powerful prayer you can possibly pray
Years ago, I came up with the most powerful prayer you can possibly pray.  It was out of necessity and desperation that I began praying this way.  I wrote about it for CatholicMom.com and that article was re-published in our February 5, 2017 church bulletin. Though it is a practice that I do quite regularly, I never... Read more »

Two things I can do this Lent

Two things I can do this Lent
Every year I debate about what I’m going to do for Lent.  This year, as I recover from pneumonia, I started checking other Catholic bloggers to see what everyone was planning. Last year, I focused on my physical health and I hope to get back to that routine before Lent.  Weather and illness has kept... Read more »
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Six things I learned while I was sick

Six things I learned while I was sick
I’m never sick, but recently I caught some unrelenting nastiness that landed me flat on my back for one full day and sick for five.  In my fevered, congested state, I had the time to reflect and learn a few things.  Here are the six things I learned while I was sick: I love to... Read more »