After a bout of unruliness, temper tantrums and borderline psychosis shreaking from my youngest daughter, I turned to God in deep desperation for answers. It didn’t make sense to me that such a sweet child could have turned so cold and unloving, so desperate, so mean. She was just too old for this kind of behavior… Continue reading The Love Languages of God
I sat in the middle of a grassy field finding myself among a stampede of horses. In the midst of the stampede, I was picked up by one and the sheer rush of being carried among hundreds of horses terrified me. But what terrified me even more was the thought that my three children were… Continue reading Running with Horses
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!
Everyone is afraid of something, We all have experienced loss, made mistakes, battled addictions or endured trauma. The world does not recognize our suffering because the world does not recognize sin. Darkness and light co-exist in blurred lines. Pornography is ok. Drugs are ok. It is all ok. We can’t scream out about our pain… Continue reading The Journey Home
I tried to come up with a motivational song in order to write this piece but I came up with, well… nothing. I scanned my mind, my collection of Christian songs, other songs I grew up listening to, or maybe still other songs that made me happy. After getting myself in the “mood” to write… Continue reading One