Icons and Stained Glass Connect us With God

Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA} Join me by linking up on Suscipio to thank God for this past week. This week, stained glass windows and icons have captured my attention. I even created pages for Catholic art on my blog this week because I refused to hide them on Pinterest. When the Holy Spirit inspires artists to…… Continue reading Icons and Stained Glass Connect us With God

Do We Trust in the Power of God?

As Catholics, we are often leery of personal revelation. Of course we should be cautious but we do have the bible, the gift of confession, the mystical tradition of the Church and spiritual direction to act as personal sign posts and safe guards. Like all  Christians, Catholics  have received the Holy Spirit to lead us into all truth. As…… Continue reading Do We Trust in the Power of God?

Theology Simplified

Theologians love to write circles around modern man but all their words merely complicate the simplicity of the inexplicable. I rarely remember even the simplest joke but I have never forgotten this intellectual, theological joke told 30 years ago by a Jesuit priest in front of a University New Testament class. Jesus was walking alongside…… Continue reading Theology Simplified

Prayer = Peace

With Colleen at Thoughts on Grace Sabbath moments are a way of taking time to rest in God, to enjoy God in silence or in nature. The word sabbath comes from a Hebrew word meaning “cease.” And that is what we need to do sometimes, cease our activity and live in the moment and breathe in…… Continue reading Prayer = Peace

Complicated Simplicity

prayer is child’s play Why do humans love to complicate something that is child’s play? The following joke I heard when I was in university, told by a Jesuit priest who was my professor. I laughed so hard that I never forgot it. For me it sums up what is wrong in our Western main…… Continue reading Complicated Simplicity

Find your own Calcutta

Stay where you are Find your own Calcutta. Find the sick, the suffering and the lonely right there where you are — in your own homes and in your own families, in your workplaces and in your schools. … You can find Calcutta all over the world, if you have the eyes to see. Everywhere,…… Continue reading Find your own Calcutta

Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA}

Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA}  Join us each Monday as we keep a record of our days. Link up or record your almanac in the comments sections. I am… {Seeing} snow, snow and more snow. Cold albeit beautiful. The end of our driveway is at the edge of  the hamlet of Greenbush, beside a creek. {Thanking God For}…… Continue reading Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA}