Happy 4th of July

Today in the United States we celebrate Independence Day. A day commemorating when Thirteen American colonies moved to escape tyranny and establish a free and independent nation. A nation that would firmly rely on the protection of “divine...

Accompaniment

This week, the word accompaniment popped into my head. It all started with a lesson in teaching my three-year-old the importance of making good choices. Long story short, he made a poor choice, which resulted in consequences that he did not like, even though he was...

Thank you, Dad

Did you know that Father’s Day was a day for the celebration of fatherhood in Catholic Europe dating back to 1508? It was usually celebrated on March 19th, the feast day of Saint Joseph, who is considered the earthly father of Jesus. This celebration was brought to...

A Prayer for Justice

Lord, I pray for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other innocent black lives that were senselessly taken before their time I pray for your black children whose lives continue to be threatened and impacted by racism in our society today I pray for your...

“Crisis Fatigue”

As you head out today, do you smile as the clouds course across the sky, or do you reach for your umbrella? Do you see the glory of God’s creation in a meadow of wildflowers or do recoil at the thought of bug bites? These days when “Snoopy” kisses you do you hug him...

Why not try kindness?

I was stopped at a red light yesterday, and I saw a sign on the corner. It simply stated, “Why not try kindness?” I’ll admit, I applauded in my car. Over the past week, I have gone through each day with a heavy heart. As if the pandemic and shut down...

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