Sunday Snippets

My two contributions to Sunday Snippets are Out of the Mouthes of Babes The Common Sense Approach to Child Birth

Out of The Mouths of Babes

                                            children are open to the Spirit in a simple and natural way “Unless you become like little children, you cannot enter the kingdom of God.” Children are like sponges; they absorb values, attitudes,…… Continue reading Out of The Mouths of Babes

Sunday Snippets

Hosted by RAnn of This and That and  Other Things. My posts for this week are: 1. The Wisdom of Mothers 2. Prayer is Never Having to Say Good-by

Prayer Is Never Having To Say Good-bye

 painting: The Communion of Saints Our whispered hello to God and each other is called prayer. I am not just reciting theology when I remind you that there is neither time nor distance when we live and move and breath in the Spirit. When someone dies or moves far away, I don’t have to say…… Continue reading Prayer Is Never Having To Say Good-bye

Sunday Snippets – October 6

 Sunday Snippets – October 6  join me and other Catholic bloggers at RAnn’s Place for Sunday Snippets, where we share posts from the previous week. Here are my two posts: Nurturing Your Baby Before Birth What Does Jesus Do With Ghosts?

Nurturing Your Baby Before Birth

An unborn child hears and reacts emotionally not only to his mother but also to the people and activity around him. Prenatal babies have personalities before they are born. As any mother can tell you some babies move around energetically both in and out of the womb, while other infants are physically passive. Some infants…… Continue reading Nurturing Your Baby Before Birth

Humour + Faith Stops Mental Kung-Fu

Your mind can be peaceful and calm as this lake Quotes on my fridge that cut worry off at the knees. Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk and prolific writer, was once asked how you could tell if a person had gone through inner transformation and could say with St. Paul, “no longer I that lives but Christ…… Continue reading Humour + Faith Stops Mental Kung-Fu

Playing God

I am wired to function emotionally just like a vacuum cleaner,sucking up all my children’s pain. Likewise, my children are compassionate vacuum cleaners as well, who attract other people’s negative emotions. They are all aware that they learned this dysfunctional behaviour not only from observing Michael and me in action but also because they have inherited this trait from…… Continue reading Playing God