Influenza B came to join us just in time for the Last Supper on Holy Thursday. It didn't stop us from enjoying our family or the joy of the Risen Christ on Easter, but along with the rainy weather and illness, it was a different kind of day. Perhaps like the two disciples walking on … Continue reading But Him They Did Not See
One meets a stranger, and then takes a mystical encounter and shares with another stranger. The effect? A paying forward of hope...
Well, about 24 hours down and I already miserably crashed on our weekly Encounter with Christ resolution to serve my family with a joyful heart. Had to get up in the realm of 5 am, (an "other wordly" realm; I have told you I am not a morning person but that is really an understatement). … Continue reading Daily Dose of Love
Jesus and Mother Teresa showed up at today's Encounter with Christ. They both had the same thing to say.
I am currently reading "Mother Teresa of Calcutta; A Personal Portrait" by Leo Maasburg. It's an easy read and I feel like I am sitting in a room with my uncle who is telling us stories about the good old days. It's a wonderful glimpse into the life of the now-saint, and how she loved … Continue reading You Did It To Me
Dark Night of the Soul
The Catholic Encyclopedia describes sins of omission as the following: "(Latin omittere, to lay aside, to pass away). "Omission" is here taken to be the failure to do something one can and ought to do. If this happens advertently and freely a sin is committed. Moralists took pains formerly to show that the inaction implied … Continue reading Sins of Omission