Sunday Snippets

Please join me and other Catholic bloggers at RAnn’s– for Sunday Snippets, where we share our posts from the previous week Mystery of  Suffering– Unless You Become Like Little Children–

Unless you Become Like Little Children or a Frog

Children are delightful because they are not self-conscious and they really don’t worry too much about their appearance. Little people are too busy exploring the world and having fun just being themselves. Thomas Merton, a Trappist Monk,  once wrote that frogs and trees are holy because they simply are who they are called to be…… Continue reading Unless you Become Like Little Children or a Frog

No Jet Plane For Me?

    No jet plane for us Our journey through life can be compared to a desert scene. We are in the airport waiting for a jet plane to fly us to our oasis but a plane never seems to land for us. Meanwhile, there is a camel tied to the fence, with our name…… Continue reading No Jet Plane For Me?

The Mystery of Suffering

a butterfly is a symbol Just look at a butterfly to understand the mystery of suffering If you feel sorry for a struggling butterfly in empathy cut the cocoon helping him escape, his wings will be deformed. If you allow a butterfly to struggle, emerging slowly agonizingly from his prison, his wings will be perfectly…… Continue reading The Mystery of Suffering

Thwarted Again

On the BRAT Diet, Mary was starving “You, my dear, don’t seem to stand a chance.” Rachel was two years old when some sort of bug attacked her digestive system with a vengeance. My doctor ordered the BRAT Diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) to remedy the lingering diarrhoea problem. Poor Rachel! It seemed like she…… Continue reading Thwarted Again

I’m Bored

<!– –> Today my adult kids are self-starters, self-motivated and they are all creative at work, school and at home. I give all the credit for those qualities to boredom in their childhood Many modern parents enrol their kids in vicious cycle classes, activities and sports to make sure that they will push past all…… Continue reading I’m Bored

Sunday Snippets

Another weekend, and another gathering over at RAnn’s place for Sunday Snippets: A Catholic Carnival. Although these posts were not written this week, I want to share them with  Catholic readers. 1. Why Did You Have So Many Kids? 2. Want To Be Happy?: Take off your dung coloured glasses!