Sunrise or Sunset?

I am not sure if it was sunset or sunrise when I took this photo. My daughter can’t discern sunrise from sunset, either. She only knows sunrise and refuses to call it sunset when we step outside on some evenings to catch the sun go down. What I do know is the assurance and hope…

To the Sugarland

With a big question that has been weighing me down, I ran to the end of the street I live on. I stood at the crossroads, looked up to the sky with my tear-filled eyes as if asking God “Which way should I go from here? Where do I go?” My fearful heart desperately seeks…

The Darkest Hour Is Just Before the Dawn.

  Hide, the lead guitarist from X Japan was only 33 years old when he was found dead hanged by a towel tied to a doorknob in his apartment in Tokyo. It was in 1998, the year after they disbanded X Japan to focus on solo projects.  Once the Authorities officially announced Hide’s death a…

The Truth of the Cross

* * * You don’t have to suffer great pain to be brought down to the point of helpless surrender for God to accomplish His will. Remember Mary’s simple Fiat. Through one simple Yes to the call, and selfless obedience to His will, Jesus came into the world to complete God’s Plan. If God chooses a servant…

The Sorrowful Mystery

The events of the Sorrowful Mysteries occur right before Christ offers Himself as a perfect sacrifice on Good Friday. I have recently discovered that I am more drawn to the Rosary on Tuesdays and Fridays than any other days. I get pulled by the power of the Rosary with more force on those particular days…

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.