A great way to celebrate the Christmas season (and to stay away from feeling alone in the season) is to host your own Christmas party. Here are some tips and ideas to all out fun! Have a theme: Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, White Elephants Gift Exchange, Christmas cookie exchange. Be stocked with drinks, snacks and other goodies (you can ask attendees... [Read more...]if you want me to
What a beautiful song. Sometimes we may not like the way the Lord is leading us, sometimes we have to walk (or crawl) in darkness and sometimes it just doesn’t make sense to us, but He is there, in the darkness. In the valley. In the struggles. We are never alone. It may not be the way I would have chosen When you lead me through a world that’s... [Read more...]7 Quick Takes Friday
1. This has been the week of weather havoc. First, the earthquake that emerged seemingly out of nowhere (creature from the black lagoon reference here anyone?). Then the aftershock that startled me out of bed on Wednesday night. The severe thunderstorm last night where I raced around town looking for needed supplies before Hurricane Irene hits this... [Read more...]Most Sacred Heart of Jesus-have mercy on us!
Lately I’ve been reflecting on the most Sacred Heart of Jesus and how he burns with passion for us. It may not feel like it in times of loneliness, questioning, waiting, but he is there. He is with you during these times. Stay close to him today. Rest your head on his most Sacred Heart and listen intently there as he whispers his love to you. Read More →OSV Article: Being single in the universal Church
Being single in the universal Church The pros, cons and outreach challenges surrounding the increasing number of unmarried Catholics today By Emily Stimpson – OSV Newsweekly, 7/24/2011 Even unmarried Catholics who are leading happy and virtuous lives have struggles with their singleness. Thinkstock photo Read More →