Still, Isolation

Since my last post which was at the beginning of March, I find myself still in isolation. At that time, it was a self-inflicted isolation, and now it’s half-mandatory. Now, one in five Americans (as of last week) are living under lock-down, our new state of existence. How long will this last? It depends on…

True calling

My daughter colored this page last week and we loved it so much that we hung it next to our window in the kitchen. It was only days ago that I noticed the phrase printed under the pony picture. It reads “…..This baby pony may not know what her true calling is, but she is…

An Evening Prayer for Rescue

* * * Is there anything more sentimental than the late afternoon sun? The lonesome glow, lingering yet ever so slowly leaving, it does something to my heart. Tears gather for no reason, or for so many reasons, and I don’t know which is true. I can name a few that make me grieve, but…

My Heart is Glad

  My heart is glad and my soul rejoices, my body, too, abides in confidence; because you will not abandon my soul to the nether world, nor will you allow your faithful to undergo corruption. (PS. 15,9-10)     No you wouldn’t leave my soul in the nether world. You have gone there before me…

Create in Me a Pure Heart

  For my sin is only too clear to me, my sin is ever before me. Against you, you alone, have I sinned, what is evil in your eyes, this I have done… Purify me: I shall be cleaner than spring water. Wash me: I shall be whiter than snow… O God, create in me…

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┬áDaily 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…