Do you have a devotion to the Divine Mercy and a desire to live it out as Jesus asks, but find yourself a bit overwhelmed as to how to begin? Have you ever looked at the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy - 14 in all - and for a fleeting moment thought, "I truly want to be merciful and … [Read more...] about “You Did It To Me”: A Practical Guide to Mercy in Action (Fr. Michael Gaitley) – Book Review
Peace and Good Author: Jacob Gulino [an imitation of Gerard Manley Hopkins' "Easter Communion"] Tattered grey habits together thread by iron-on patches Each pre-dawn, stomachs taxed by fasting, the slim pages flip Branching croak-throat hymns to the Vine Whose graces drip Myrrh-laced incense … [Read more...] about Poetry to ponder….
Have you ever been warned to avoid asking the Lord for humility - because He will certainly provide the opportunities for you to be humbled? I certainly have! And yet, I still ask Him because I desire with all my heart to unite myself to Him to the extent humanly possible - and this … [Read more...] about Little Moments of Crucifixion
So, today I had an epiphany while cleaning for houseguests who will be arriving shortly to our home. I've been very excited to welcome our guests who are very dear to us - and who are bringing their precious baby girl for me to hold and love on. However, I have put off - as LONG as I could! - the … [Read more...] about Practicin’ what I preach in the little things