One Bead at a Time

After my pained SOS email to the monastery requesting the earliest retreat, I am thankful for a bit of calm finally gaining control of my fast falling mood. I have taken a mental note of my prolonging dark mood for the past couple of weeks. I have been living with an unavoidably deep and strong…

“You Belong to Me”

~ ~ ~ Dear children! Today again I am calling you to prayer to complete surrender to God. You know that I love you and am coming here out of love so I could show you the path to peace and salvation for your souls. I want you to obey me and not permit satan…

Romance

  The girl with short hair leans her head on her husband’s shoulder. They are a married couple in their early thirties, probably around my age. When standing up, her height only reaches somewhere around her husband’s upper arm. I see his one arm so easily wrapped around his small wife’s shoulder. The girl is…

The Problem of This Age

As soon as I wake up, my hand automatically searches for my rosary laying somewhere near me. I have this habit of going to sleep with my rosary in my left hand(I am ambidextrous with dominant left hand). The rosary feels right in my left hand. I did try to hold it in my right…

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…

One Pebble at a Time

The Crow and the Pitcher A Crow, half-dead with thirst, came upon a Pitcher which had once been full of water; but when the Crow put its beak into the mouth of the Pitcher he found that only very little water was left in it, and that he could not reach far enough down to…

Lost and Found and Found Something More

I have three rosaries. My first rosary was given to me even before I was a Catholic at the Abbey of Gethsemani. My second and the third ones were given by my spiritual mentors from the catholic church where I was confirmed in Hawaii. They gave me the rosary each time I left the island….