What is a word you feel that too many people use? The F word. Especially on social media.
Do you practice religion? Yes. I practice the Catholic religion. Catholicism is part of the universal church. It is a beautiful religion and very celebratory.
I have been thinking about the word duty lately. You may think of a soldier defending his country as duty. Upholding the law is a duty. Going to church on Sundays and Holy Days is a duty or obligation. In my eyes, God and country go together, as it should. Many young people have lostContinue reading “Easter Duty”
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Glory to the Newborn King! Joyful Encounter It is funny how God works. I had the image pictured above in my mind, and he produced it by making it available on a friend’s Facebook post allowing me to post it with her permission, of course. Everything is connected. It isContinue reading “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”
Week Four of Advent Unsolved Mystery I thought the murder case would be solved by now. My mind has been heavily invested in the Idaho University student massacre. Not a very uplifting topic for Advent, right? This blog is supposed to be inspirational. I want justice for the family and friends, for the town ofContinue reading “Let Go and Let God”
Third Week of Advent From Darkness to Light During the holy season of Advent, we wait in eager anticipation for Jesus who is the light of the world—light shining in the darkness. (John 8:12; 12:46) We are also that light. Jesus tells us, “You are the light of the world.” (Matthew 5:14) We realize JesusContinue reading “From Darkness to Light”
Week Two of Advent Advent is a Good Time to Exercise Body and Mind I can’t take it any longer. I gave up my membership at the YMCA because it became too expensive and I wasn’t using it enough. That was last spring. I haven’t really lifted weights since then but have been walking aContinue reading “Advent is a Good Time to Exercise Body and Mind”
Week One of Advent The Peace of Advent Be with You It’s here and not a moment too soon. Advent begins today at vigil and has me longing for the peace that only Christ can provide. We seem to still be coming off the repercussions of the pandemic, and some are still hooked on theContinue reading “Advent Has Me Longing for the Peace That Only Christ Can Provide”
Abortion. I never knew what a highly divisive topic this would become and how abortion would polarize the nation as Roe v Wade has been overturned today. We knew a decision from the SCOTUS was coming because of it being leaked and what a blessing that the decision came on the day of theContinue reading “Abortion’s Polarizing Effects as Roe v Wade is Overturned Today”
Have you ever wondered about your own death after attending a funeral? Even though we don’t like to think about our own death, sometimes we are caught off-guard by our feelings and emotions that surround death and dying.