I left you (last week) with this thought: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be … Continue Reading Scripture Quotes on the Mind
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
Perhaps you, like I, have looked upon many artistic depictions of biblical scenes and have been left wanting. Jesus’s hair is way too long and pretty, everyone’s garments are far … Continue Reading Art of My Heart: The Annunciation
Who are you? This is a question that my mentor, Mr. John D Meehan, asked me in one of a handful of face-to-face conversations that we had. And when he … Continue Reading “Who Are You?” Mentor and Memoir
You were once smaller than a grain of rice. And, yes, you looked a little weird at this stage of your development. But, make no mistake about it – you … Continue Reading Your First Heartbeat: Human In Utero
How intimate are you with your landscape? Finding the difference between pretty and beautiful when I took a surprising second look at one of my favorite works of art. Featuring works by Benson and Wyeth.
On creaking knees, worn with repeated hours on earthen floors making bread and coaxing coals into flame, she now knelt in the upper room in the city – and prayed. … Continue Reading She at Pentecost
“To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wildflower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour.” This is … Continue Reading In the Ordinary: A First Friday Observance
I grieve the closing of Catholic churches. But, what grieves God the most is the closing of hearts. What would you do about this?
Joy is a thing with wings that flies ever to its source; and if that source is love, how beautiful its course. Like a bird cupped gently in the hands, … Continue Reading Pregnant
The beloved student laid his head near the heart of the Christ and asked who would be the betrayer. I want to be a student of the Master… Do I … Continue Reading Nigh Unto Me
Integrity, I have heard it said, is the quality of a person whose actions correspond to his or her beliefs. So, I, who believe in Christian love and charity, ask … Continue Reading The Charity Case Tries Charity
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
God knows what’s in my heart.… Do I? “And when [the shepherds] saw [the babe in the manger] they made known the saying which had been told them concerning this … Continue Reading Pondering in Her Heart