Tag Archives: Faith in God

Advent: … on waiting (PATIENTLY)…

i am such a groupie of Henri Nouwen (click here to read why!) so this highlighted quote seemed appropriate to share as we wait (& work on our patience) during Advent.. “Patience is a hard discipline. It is not just … Continue reading

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It’s Earth Day … (ok, Earth Evening… : )

On Earth Day we celebrate our planet, Earth, our natural resources, the Creator’s Heavenly paintbrush so busy building beauty all around us, and yes, Trees. I have never exactly hugged a tree, but I really REALLY like trees of all … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday: …on the Cross of Christ & unforgiving ire….

Sometimes I wonder how God puts up with us broken clay pots (especially when some clay pots are a bit sneakier than others)… how we get so worked up over niddly, piddly things ‘he said, she said’ – ‘he did … Continue reading

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Friday in Lent….prayer of Thomas Merton

This prayer from the deeply spiritual Trappist monk, Thomas Merton, has been a favorite for eons – at least 20+ years since taking a class at Georgetown in DC & reading as many of his books as possible! (like i … Continue reading

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Monday Quote (…on cultivating Inner Peace)

“Do not look forward to the changes and chances of this life in fear; rather look to them with full hope that, as they arise, God, whose you are, will deliver you out of them.  He has kept you hitherto … Continue reading

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….Saint Patrick & Irish prayers….

Prayer of Saint Patrick May the strength of God pilot us, may the wisdom of God instruct us, may the hand of God protect us, may the Word of God direct us. Be always ours this day and forevermore.   … Continue reading

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… on being sick….

Nobody wants to read a deadbeat blog & when you’re sick, it’s sure hard not to be a downer.   But so many chronically ‘sick’ people (my bedfast quadriplegic Papa inclusive) face down the sick bullet each day & keep on … Continue reading

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