We all need sanctuary at times. So it is a good thing to preserve a space within my heart to which I can go to in spirit when I need a place of safety and refuge. I also recognize that I must help others to find that same safety when they are in my presence.
How do I respect the earth I live on? I know that I have not participated in a public protest against misuse of the earth. Yet I know that I am deeply committed to utilize the gift of earth that God gave is an awareness of pure treasure. Each season has much to teach. Heat … [Read more…]
It is so true that we are all connected, humans and inanimate creation. Creation is all around us as God’s gift not to be taken for granted or abused. I was thinking of my gardening and the beautiful results of tiny seeds. I plant and I water. But I did not create the seed. Only … [Read more…]
Jesus is the only one that I can totally trust with my very life. I have spent the last 58+ years of my life consecrated to His service. Although I do not live my life perfectly, I do desire to live it trusting that Jesus will accept my weaknesses and will continue to love me. … [Read more…]
I feel disturbed the discussion of this particular reading for today. In reading the portion of the reading that speaks to the gentle, respectful care of Joseph, I am not sure how that connects to the issues arrived at by the writer. I feel sad that this Lenten book of readings has become so negative … [Read more…]