“Three owls sat on a tree and one decided to fly away. Be a wise bird and spread your wings.” Jen Alward is an art therapist with a heart of Christian kindness who also crochets as a hobby. We met through a program where we learned how to publish and market an e-book and build […]
An agreement with the concept that God allows suffering or somehow meters it out through the fine science and art of not “giving us more than we can bear” is a cruel, malevolent description of God’s role.
I attended Christmas Eve Mass with my neighbor, Wendy. As we chatted on the car ride, my phone rang. Despite the Scam label, I answered and heard a smooth voice from the St. Mary’s Prayer Center asking me if I was in urgent need of prayer. Although I was, I clicked the phone off knowing […]
“He is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see him.” Matthew 28:7 When I think about traveling and someone has gone ahead and arrived first they take care of details that I don’t have to. If we are staying at a hotel, they register us in. They learn where the best restaurants […]
You had a disagreement with another person and in your mind you forgave. You were able to forgive them because you ended your relationship with them. But did you really forgive them or did you just forget them? The answer to that question will be revealed next time you unexpectedly run into them in a […]
Then the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. (Genesis 2:7 NIV) Remember to breathe. In the Creation Story, the first burst of energy Human Kind experienced from God was the breath. Focus on your […]