Giving Glory to God(everyday)

  This is a daily retreat from Jesuit Ministry(Loyola Press). I found this very apt for today’s reflection. Click for the Daily Retreat(12.31.2012): Son of God, Son of Mary Psalm 96:3 Tell God’s Glory among the nations; among all peoples, God’s marvelous deeds. <text> There are days when we feel God’s presence and want to sing…

St. Mary Di Rosa – Saints & Angels – Catholic Online

When the soldiers came pounding the door to destroy , St. Mary Di Rosa opened the door holding a large crucifix with two nuns at her side with candle lights! At that, the soldiers lost their sinful cause, and they were filled with shame. St. Mary De Rosa fought the darkness with the light, literally….

Between Mind and Heart

  The dry leaves barely hanging on the trees The winter arriving fast at the door of my mind Still hanging on to the fall, I write these words to you because– I fall fast, once I start to fall. I am the fast falling kind.   I write to you somewhere between my mind…

Pain

A pain to carry, a pain to endure, a pain to suffer.   A pain to hold, a pain to cherish, a pain to embrace.   a pain to remember, a pain to live, a pain to love.   A pain to answer, a pain to save. Some pain.    

I Am Your God

  The room grows darker, lights off, time to pray. I get up from my seat, to kneel on the ground. When my hands meet each other, the Voice reaches my heart saying, “I am your God.”   Silents prayers are the best. Silent tears even better. I am on fire, my soul taken up…

Little Flowers of Love

All of hatred, gossip, jealousy… will have to stop somewhere and it stops with me.   Whatever negative comes into me, I soak it in let it cross over and I turn in into nothingness.   And from that, Love springs like a new plant, and that’s what I pass on. Little flowers of love.

Kindle in Them the Fire of Your Love

Come Holy Spirit,  fill the hearts of your faithful,  kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth Your Spirit and they shall be created.  And You shall renew the face of the earth. Amen A photo like this does have some positive effect on my heart. Along with the Holy Spirit prayer, it…

Did he know the Lord?

James R. Dumpson. A defender of the poor. The first black welfare commissioner  in the nation’s history and the first social worker to oversee welfare in New York. Dean of Fordham University’s graduate school of social service. A catholic. New York lost one of the most notable man recently. He’s got one heck of a resume,…