“Remain here and keep watch with me.”[i] I’m quite helpless. And I’m afraid. This Lent, as I continue to examine my struggles and weaknesses in the light of Christ, I … Continue Reading Abandonment
I’ve been trying to find a biblical quote to put on the wall of my bedroom. In researching passages (focusing on the heart) I decided to share a few here … Continue Reading Scripture Quotes from the Heart
August 9th is nearing. And that’s when I’m supposed to find out whether or not I have cancer. Statistically, I probably don’t, since the kind of cancer that we’re talking … Continue Reading The Cancer Question and Being Wary of Hope
Facing a forbidding possibility in my life… I hear people say something a lot, which, I admit, rather bugs me: “It is what it is,” they will say when something … Continue Reading It Is What It Is… But What Is It?
Breathe in deeply. Over the last six weeks, what with pneumonia, then bronchitis, and menstrual flow for 22 days (and counting) I’ve been struggling. Being as small as I am … Continue Reading Inspire
My father had open heart surgery this past Monday because of blocked coronary arteries. He had a septuple bypass – I didn’t even know one could have that many! We … Continue Reading God Is Good
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
It’s time for the ultimate reality check: ”Remember, Man, you are but dust, and to dust you will return.” The priest tells me this as he marks my forehead with … Continue Reading Getting Real