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Pep Talk

My dad had an appointment with his neurologist today. The doctor talked with him, watched him walk, and asked me some questions. Even though my dad struggles with his short term memory, the doctor said that he looks really good. He said he understands that it is frustrating for my dad, but reassured him that […]

Yes He Cares

When I was out and about today, I passed a large wooden fence that faced the street. It had words written in different colors of chalk that read, “Yes, He Cares.” My heart welled up. Message received. I Found God today in a simple, profound message.

Aware of Angels

In my Bible class tonight, we read the book of Tobit. It is a beautiful story of 2 people who were going through very difficult times. They remained faithful and both cried out to God in prayer at the same time. God heard them and sent Raphael the archangel who helped and healed them. After […]

God Speaks if We Listen

My sister has been struggling with an issue and trying to decide what her part is in responding. She shared with me an article that she came across that perfectly described the situation and offered a resolution that made sense by following Jesus’ example of interaction in his relationships. The advice was spot on. I […]

Three Bricklayers

I was talking with a friend today who reminded me of a story I heard a long time ago about 3 bricklayers. The parable reflects how important our perspective is. It guides how we view our purpose in our work and in our lives: A man observed three bricklayers on a scaffold, one crouched, one […]

Fostering Hope Impact

The other day I received an email from the Fostering Hope organization regarding their annual fundraiser. This year, the event was online as many others are at this time due to the pandemic. I volunteered with the group for a couple of years until I realized I didn’t have enough “give” in me. I was […]

Our Lady of the Rosary

We found out this morning that today is the feast day of Our Lady of the Rosary. My dad asked how the rosary came about in the first place, so I looked it up. We learned that the “desert fathers” used to pray the 150 Psalms using rocks and ropes. That type of tool was […]

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

We tuned in to our favorite priest for Mass today. He mentioned that the day is known as “Respect Life Sunday”. In his homily, he started with the famous words from our own Declaration of Independence, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their […]

God is Outside

I am so blessed to be living in such a gorgeous place. We can count on there being sunshine almost every day of the year. My dad in particular loves sitting on the porch and was outside much of the day today. A friend started reading the diary of Anne Frank and shared a couple […]

Shuv

I often go to bed with a song in my head that I think about if I wake up in the middle of the night. Tonight I had my Bible class. As we continue reading the prophets, we see that they are always calling the people to turn back to God or “shuv” in Hebrew. […]