Hallelujah

Thomas Merton says, “In a world of noise, confusion, and conflict, it is necessary that there be places of inner silence and peace, not the peace of mere relaxation but the peace of inner clarity and love.” These places of inner silence and peace can have so many personal meanings. I came across this quote…

Something Greater

There was a time when going to the weekly Eucharistic Adoration was the only thing I looked forward to in my life. It gave me hope to endure my struggling week and it gave me strength to carry on another week. This powerful hour of silence in God’s presence was my everything. I faithfully observed…

White Rose

An arrangement of white roses drew my attention. I got sucked into the world of the white rose. Its symbols and meanings came alive and started speaking to my heart. The white rose said, “Your sins are forgiven. You are as white as a white rose, the queen of the flowers. White lilies have nothing…

My Confidence Is in Jesus

* * * Together, the three wise men journeyed through the desert to find the baby Jesus, the Savior who has come to fulfill the prophecy. In the union of the mind, body and soul, we, too, journey through this world to meet our Savior. When our mind, body and soul work together in unison, we…

He Must Really Love Me

The wind was blowing mercilessly outside the Chapel where I had spent the last hour at the Eucharistic Adoration. Such a contrast compared to the gentle Mercy and Love of God that I have just experienced. Once I was out the door, I started running to the car, hearing the quiet, yet assuring Voice. It…

To Start again

* * * * * T had her head wrapped in her hands when I walked into work. She lifted her head when I said hi, but had a little confused expression on her face. “What’s wrong?” “I don’t know. I was just at the register ringing the customer and suddenly felt dizzy and started…