I have never liked the word “blog.” But I have to say, after nine years of writing on this site, I love to blog. Reflecting upon my ninth anniversary, I’m … Continue Reading Blogging Thoughts
This is going to sound sadder than it really is. In fact, it’s not sad at all. It’s just life. And life is terribly beautiful. When I was a baby, … Continue Reading Flared Teeth and 7 Years of Blogging
I thought I knew what it meant to be Consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus: I would follow certain guidelines and grow holier and more joyful. Well… I confess … Continue Reading What Is My Purpose?
Why is it important for us to give thanks? What is it about gratitude that’s so good? We are told throughout the Bible that we humans must give thanks to … Continue Reading Thanking God & Six Years of Blogging
I do love this gruesomely pretty picture: June is the month of roses and daisies, fresh-picked peas and strawberries, the summer solstice and the Sacred Heart of Jesus. How wonderful … Continue Reading Month of the Sacred Heart
Four years ago, I pushed out of my comfort zone and did two things which have had lasting effect on my life: (1) I made a personal act of consecration … Continue Reading The Blogging Experience
Christmas is coming soon. Yes, I said it. And much as we are asked to remember “The Reason for the Season”, I am celebrating the upcoming 3-year anniversary of this … Continue Reading 3 Years Blogging: Remembering the Reason
Catholic imagery can be beautiful… and also a bit terrifying. Gruesome even. The picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus that I use in the header of my blog is … Continue Reading First Friday and the Universal Treasures of the Sacred Heart
We did it! I was able to go to Mass for this First Friday, which is part of my Consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Physically, I didn’t think … Continue Reading – What SHE Said; The Scientist, The Servant, and The Mom
I’ve written here that I want to feel sacred – and that I’m disappointed because I thought I would feel sacred by making an act of consecration to the Sacred … Continue Reading Not Fulfilled Yet
Eternity is not only about life after death, like heaven and hell. Eternity is also here and now. For, if eternity has no beginning and no end, then it’s already … Continue Reading Talk the Talk – Walk the Walk?
When I consecrated myself to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, I knew that there was part of the Consecration that would be difficult, if not impossible, for me to do … Continue Reading Lord, Live Your Life through Me
Mysticism isn’t la-dee-da, namby-pamby, or just something from long ago and far away. It’s difficult to define, but it can be simply said to be an experience of the truly Divine, … Continue Reading Half-Heartedness Doesn’t Reach into Majesty
To consecrate is to set something aside for a divine purpose. On Sunday, the Feast of Christ the King, I made a personal act of consecration to the Sacred Heart … Continue Reading Consecrated