I Guess That Means God Is In My Feet

As David waited expectantly for my wise answer, I scrambled to think quickly but truthfully. I was preparing dinner one afternoon, when five-year old David came running up to me with a serious look on his face. He was always full of energy and mischief but he also had a delightful spirituality that was not…… Continue reading I Guess That Means God Is In My Feet

Self-Important Humility

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.” -Ephesians 2:8,9   When many Christians think of  humility and sanctity, they often think of ascetic fasting and the heroic acts of the saints but these…… Continue reading Self-Important Humility

The Purity and Power of Parables

Catholic writers, especially those of us who expound on the inner, spiritual life should carefully follow Christ’s example. Jesus used simple stories and parables to explain spiritual truths. It was the only way He could come close to explaining the inexplicable. Although He could discuss complex theological issues with deep insight into scripture from the age…… Continue reading The Purity and Power of Parables

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

A Sister Friend among the Communion of Saints

I don’t want to argue theology with sisters who are Protestant, I just want to encourage other women with the thought that there are tens, hundreds, why maybe thousands of sisters, most of whom we will never meet, who pray for us. The Holy Spirit is my companion but in His Body, He has gifted…… Continue reading A Sister Friend among the Communion of Saints

Moments of Grace

Tell us about your Moments of Grace from this past week.  Where did you and God finally meet up in your day to day? One of  my daughters  just had her first baby, a boy who looks just like his Scottish grandfather and his father. Declan ( Gaelic meaning Good Man) looks exactly like both of them. No…… Continue reading Moments of Grace

Build My Church

Words whispered in my heart. You think that you are building my Church With all your hectic activity. You are hindering my work. All I want, All I need, Is for you to Come and stand At the foot of my Son’s Cross. Let the fire of His Love Pierce your Heart, Transforming you into…… Continue reading Build My Church