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Conversion

THANKS – Inviting God Into Our Lives

Thank God for the beauty and goodness all around you. Hear God’s voice by being quiet enough to listen. Accept your circumstances and ask for the grace see God’s will for you. Notice God’s handiwork in interactions with others and… Continue Reading →

Amazon Catechism

Ten years ago last month, I had a conversion that led me back to the Catholic Church of my youth. I was filled with the Holy Spirit in a powerful, palpable way. It was intense. I hungered for knowledge and… Continue Reading →

Lessons in Gratitude, Humility and Patience

I’ve been feeling down and anxious.  In fact, last week I had a full blown pity party complete with bitter tears and long, writing down every miserable thing that happened this week.  The point was twofold:  1) to gain perspective… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Ten Years of Faith

April 16 will always be a very special day to me. In 2006, Easter was on April 16th. That was the day when my faith became alive. Over the preceding eight months, I had gradually opened my heart to God…. Continue Reading →

Work Together for the Good

When times are hard, I want to “fix” things. I pride myself on being a problem-solver. More often than not, pride IS the problem. I want to improve things, work harder and push myself to do more. In doing so,… Continue Reading →

Faith of My Mother

The year after my mother died, I returned to the Church after a long absence. Because I was cynical about all things religious, I never had a serious talk with mom about her faith. I will always regret that. In… Continue Reading →

Mystery of Faith

My mother collapsed at her 75th birthday party and died the next day. From the emptiness of loss, I eventually learned what it means to be whole. I had nothing to support me in the darkest days of grief because… Continue Reading →

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