Small Success Thursday: My Word For This Year

Well, when I asked for a word for this year with a fuzzy, mush brain on Jan.1, the word that popped into my head was quite unexpected, a surprise really because it is not a word that I would usually focus on. What popped into my head seemed boring and mundane at first..steadfast. Then, unexpectedly, I…… Continue reading Small Success Thursday: My Word For This Year

Anticipating His Birth: The Magnificat

Magnificat My soul doth magnify the Lord. And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Savior. Because He hath regarded the humility of His handmaid; for behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. Because He that is mighty hath done great things to me; and holy is His name. And His mercy is…… Continue reading Anticipating His Birth: The Magnificat

7 QT Friday: Oh, The Poor Didn’t Want This One

I could write a stand up comedy skit about past fridges. One fridge was a Cana Colony reject.  In case you aren’t aware, Cana Colony, run by Madonna House in Eastern Ontario, operates on donations! Remember that line in the Sound of Music, when the Captain Von Trappe asks Maria about the ugly dress she is wearing? She…… Continue reading 7 QT Friday: Oh, The Poor Didn’t Want This One

Baby Jesus Healed and Loved His Mother

Like all mothers of a newborn, I was tired. No, that is too mild a description;  actually I was exhausted and felt completely depleted. I sat in the dark nursing my infant, struggling to centre myself in the Lord’s presence but I could not focus.  Suddenly, an unexpected flow of heat, the fire of God’s love flowed…… Continue reading Baby Jesus Healed and Loved His Mother

Advent Prayers of the Heart, For the Heart

                                       ADVENT PRAYER  God of power and mercy, open our hearts in welcome. Remove the things that hinder us from receiving Christ with joy, so that we may share his wisdom and become one with him when…… Continue reading Advent Prayers of the Heart, For the Heart

Listen- Silent

Psalm 46:10 – “Be still,and know that I am God. 1 Kings 19:11-13 And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a gstrong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. And after the wind an earthquake, but…… Continue reading Listen- Silent


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

“Come. Now is the Time to Worship..”

God you have made us for yourself  St Augustine Almighty God, you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you; so lead us by your Spirit that in this life we may live to your glory and in the life to come enjoy you for ever;…… Continue reading “Come. Now is the Time to Worship..”

7QT Friday- When You Give

7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 223)   As believers, we are all connected not only to God but to each other in the Mystical Body of Christ.  It is as if  the Lord has plugged us into an invisible circuit board where a mere thought lights up a surge of power and love that moves with the…… Continue reading 7QT Friday- When You Give

Taking My Foot Off the Brake

Sabbath Moments and an awareness of God. Welcome to Colleen’s meme that she hosts on her blog Thoughts on Grace. Join us to share some of those moments when you either rested in the Lord this week or experienced Him in the ordinary.  “I do not understand the mystery of grace — only that it meets us where…… Continue reading Taking My Foot Off the Brake

Child’s Play: A Theological Debate

  A debate between two pre-schoolers “Someone just called my name. I think it was God!” It was early evening. We often played musical beds at bedtime because the younger children liked the security of a sibling or two falling asleep with them, especially when older brothers and sisters were still up and having fun. So…… Continue reading Child’s Play: A Theological Debate