Dragons lurk where they are ignored

‘ “There’s no such thing as a dragon”, said his mother. And she said it like she meant it.” So begins the children’s story by Jack Kent. As the mother continued to ignore the small dragon that her son, Billy had pointed out, it grew and grew until the father came home and finding hisContinue reading “Dragons lurk where they are ignored”

God’s world order vs. man’s

God’s new world order was made necessary when Adam sinned and the Father put in motion the plans for our redemption. He waited for the “fullness of time” (Gal. 4:4) and the Holy Spirit overshadowed the Virgin as the Father looked on in Love to see the Son begin His life in her womb. WhatContinue reading “God’s world order vs. man’s”

Starving in a land of plenty

My husband normally serves at the masses in our parish and now, because of the shutdowns, makes his appearance in the YouTube stream of two masses each weekend. This past weekend, he began his vacation time off and sat down with me to “attend” the mass. At the beginning of this time of isolation andContinue reading “Starving in a land of plenty”

No suffering is for naught in Christ

This morning I was led to read a reflection by Joni Eareckson Tada on 50 years as a paraplegic (Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of My Diving Accident). She spent the first part of her time after her accident trying to drown in her misery but God sent friends into her life who helped herContinue reading “No suffering is for naught in Christ”

Reflections on this Feast of the Transfiguration

We all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being changed into His likeness from one degree of glory to another; for this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit. II Cor. 3:18 Today the Church remembers and celebrates Jesus’ transfiguration. That day the three apostles beheld Him in all HisContinue reading “Reflections on this Feast of the Transfiguration”