I’m ready to give up. Lent has been a torturous mix of anger, sadness and difficulty. Each Lent I step into the desert in giddy anticipation of what Jesus is going to show me. Two weeks in, I’m ready to die. It isn’t quite so sexy or enticing to lead people to Jesus by manifesting… Continue reading Peel back the layers
As I’ve traveled through the journey of Lent, I’ve bared one thing in mind, “sacred.” The hunger for what is preserved, what is untapped and what is connected with God in a deep and meaningful way. This has always been at the forefront of my relationship with God, as I’ve grown an intolerance to what… Continue reading The dish towel gospel
It’s amazing what you can see in the Lenten desert when your eyes are fixed on Jesus. For months now I have been suffering from some sort of spiritual depression, a less than enthusiastic daily bible reading, a lack of want for prayer and a leaving behind of the rosary. I chalked it up to… Continue reading Are you suffering from a “spiritual” depression? It may be acedia!
It’s hard to wake up and know things are about to change. Lent is an ordained time, a spiritual awakening, a desert and an emerging. I have never looked forward to a Lenten time such as this, knowing God will be on the other side. I have been pondering the question, what does God want… Continue reading Don’t be Empty- Awaken to the call of the Rosary!
“This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; Sharing your bread with the hungry, sheltering the oppressed and the homeless; Clothing the naked when you see them, and not turning your back on your own.” Isaiah 59:6-7 “Fasting… Continue reading Simple Christianity: Being our Most Authentic Selves