This poetic prayer, which came to me not long ago, seems appropriate to share with the upcoming Feasts of All Saints and All Souls, as well as the impending US … Continue Reading Pearls
I, someone with a progressive disease, disabled since infancy and gravely dependent on others, have been told to offer up my sufferings to God, so that He will make something … Continue Reading The Whole Offering
How do you deal with suffering? This is a question that I have been asked more often than usual lately, and there really is no quick answer. Because I’m a … Continue Reading Approaching Lent
You know you’ve asked this question before. Many have. And I am asking it now, but – well… I’d first like to start with a little thought on the wording … Continue Reading Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?
A friend told me fairly recently that she thinks of me when she reads Colossians 1:24. Yes, I admit, I had to look it up… “Now I rejoice in my … Continue Reading On Redemptive Suffering
The womb that cannot bear new life is, instead, bearing pain. Seemingly meaningless and devoid of promise, for the hard grip – twisted deformed rocks – makes it unrecognized as … Continue Reading Redemptive Suffering