A True Angel Story for The Feast Day of the Guardian Angels

Angels’ deeds are more than simply the stuff of legends, children’s bedtime tales, wishful thinking or fantasies of illiterate, ancient minds. If you close your mind to these messengers of God, they sit like gold in a bank, useless unless we give them permission to act. An angel is a pure spirit created by God.…… Continue reading A True Angel Story for The Feast Day of the Guardian Angels

Worth Revisiting: A Physical Healing? Really?

Can God heal an unsuspecting Catholic? Melanie and a friend were the only Catholics at a non-denominational conference for Sunday School teachers. Melanie was prayed with for her crooked spine. Her legs become the same length and she could stand straight. It was not until weeks later when a chiropractor was struck dumb and Melanie’s agnostic mother…… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: A Physical Healing? Really?

The Year Our Oil Tank Never Needed Filled

Even today, in modern times, miracles happen when we are desperate, without recourse to any other solution to solve our problem. Then the Father supplies our needs. As parents of a large family, we depend on Him to supply a lot of the basic necessities. Not our wants but our needs. Even our sceptical children…… Continue reading The Year Our Oil Tank Never Needed Filled

7QT Friday: Birth

My daughter-in-law is in labour for their first child as I write this. The doctor who has delivered three other grandchildren delivered four of my kids! Where other doctors might give up hospital duty first and keep a cushy office practice, this doctor let all of his regular patients go and kept the obstetrical part of his practice because…… Continue reading 7QT Friday: Birth

7 QT Friday and Modern Miracles

This is a post that is a testimony to the providence of God, to His power to perform miracles today. We have 7 acres of meandering gardens, fruit trees, pathways and areas of trees and meadows.  I am grateful for warm days because I neglected my gardens this summer but I am making up for…… Continue reading 7 QT Friday and Modern Miracles

The Modern Brain is Inept

Why does the modern world heap scorn on those who have experienced the inexplicable? Society’s cynical attitude simply coerces most legitimate eyewitnesses into silence; only quacks speak out. Of course society’s prejudice is simply reinforced. Courageously or perhaps foolishly, I have already written about two of the many miracles which are an intricate part of my…… Continue reading The Modern Brain is Inept

Catholic Woman’s Almanac

Catholic Woman’s Almanac hosted by Suspicio is a way to keep track of where I am, have been and plan to be from a Catholic perspective. Around the House Since we are in the middle of a Canadian winter, my thoughts cannot help but turn to a miracle  that happened at our  house last year.  This…… Continue reading Catholic Woman’s Almanac

Miracles can Happen

Some people scoff, others think that miracles are relegated to biblical times but others have experienced inexplicable events that can only be called miraculous. Sometimes God snags a sceptic with a powerful surprise physical healing. This blows up the poor guys world view and suddenly he realizes that there actually is a God who loves…… Continue reading Miracles can Happen


Pain and fear of inadequacy,  / Instantly swept aside.   / Surprised as  / A surge of motherly love   / Rose up in my heart.    / A sense of awe at  / The miracle of creation.  / We examined tiny,  / Perfectly formed  / Fingers and toes. Startled by Infant’s innate instinct For…… Continue reading Transformed