Catholic Conference 4 Moms: Forgiveness

I really wish Celeste Behe’s talk on Forgiveness for the Catholic Conference 4 Moms existed a long time ago. Before listening to her presentation, if a young mother came to me wondering how to teach her children how to forgive and how to be forgiven, I would be left scrambling for an answer with my mind blank for a more…… Continue reading Catholic Conference 4 Moms: Forgiveness

Family Trauma and Forgiveness

1. In the past six months, my large family of eleven has been bombarded with illness, cancer, a threat of a premature birth of our fifth grandchild,  celebrated  the birth of a fourth grandchild,  suffered with  a daughter cracking under  a combination of  duress and post traumatic stress,  lived through first year university drama and…… Continue reading Family Trauma and Forgiveness


Forgive, love others.. You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God; It was never between you and them anyway.                                                              The Lord’s prayer…… Continue reading Forgiveness

Bless Everyone

“When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that…… Continue reading Bless Everyone

Are You Stealing Jesus’s Job? I Do!

I am approaching Easter Triduum with joy this year, celebrating His death with the Resurrection in mind because I cannot separate the two anymore. If the priest can sing “Oh happy fault” in reference to The Fall, we should all sing, just as St. Paul surely did, “Oh happy Death”. “O happy fault,  O necessary sin of Adam which gained for…… Continue reading Are You Stealing Jesus’s Job? I Do!

The Secret

The Secret to the   / Survival of a   / Humane Society.   / Treasure each human,   / No matter how   / Little or   / Weak.   / Honour   / Family As its Foundation, A training ground for living . Because in Family, Divergent personalities Co-exist in Joy. Learn to…… Continue reading The Secret

The Domestic Church

THE  Domestic CHURCH =divergent personalities co-existing Simple lessons for the Global Church Can be found   In the Domestic Church.   Family dynamics: Divergent personalities Learning to live Under the same roof. Each member- Unique.   Often at odds. Still part Of the same family. Laughter, Humour, Tolerance, Forgiveness, Love.   Skills Essential For the…… Continue reading The Domestic Church