Today we experience what the ancients longed to see. “Oh, that you would tear the heavens open and come down!” (Is. 63:19)….
Posts Categorized: Trust
Relax and Hang Out With God
A lesson I re-learned this week: I am totally dependent on God to make any change in thought or behavior at all….
How to Rest in God’s Mercy
Psalm 95 tells us that if we let our hearts go astray by not listening to God’s voice, we will not enter…
Glorious Contradiction of the Cross
A Holy Week meditation by Pope St. Leo the Great (d. 461) on the glorious contradiction of the Cross of Christ, the…
Were the Saints Ever Funny? …Is the Pope Catholic?
St. Teresa of Avila prayed, “From sour and sad-faced old saints, Good Lord deliver us!” Teresa, who was known to dance around…
Sublime Musical Lenten Meditation
My friend Nancy Scimone is performing her one-woman drama, “Mary Magdalene: At the Feet of Jesus” tonight in Fairfax, Virginia (details here)….
12 Signs of Spiritual Growth
A reader sent the following “signs of spiritual growth” that she got from a 12-step-program buddy. The list is a fun way…
What I Learned from a Tin Can Pilgrim
I ran into author Lynda Rozell at a conference this week. What made our chat even better: I’m deep into her book,…
A Knitter at the Throne of God
A Knitter died and appeared at the Pearly Gates, hoping to gain entrance. Her guardian angel met her there and carefully removed…
The Day I Survived Psalm 107
Psalm 107:23-27 is how I felt this morning: Some went off to sea in ships, plied their trade on the deep waters….