Living like the world revolved around me was not fun nor was carrying the burdens of the world on my emotional shoulders.
We can all fall into a trap- a type of piety which focuses on ourselves, our actions, our devotions, and effort. I am at the front and centre, not God.
Ah, parents Aren’t we great? Always running around serving, Acting like a combination of Martha and Mary. A+ parents who are in control, right? . Think again. When any one of us, whether a mother or not, refuses to give up control, we shut out the power of the Holy Spirit. In fact, we end up acting…… Continue reading The Vacuum Cleaner Syndrome
If you asked a typical Catholic, “Are you stealing God’s job?”, they would laugh out loud at such a ridiculous question and emphatically deny it. I know I did. Granted, the wording of this question is designed to shock. Yet the question is also meant to provoke self- examination. After someone asked me this question, I…… Continue reading Stealing God’s Job