Inspiring Instructor

My aqua aerobics instructor recently turned 60 years old. To celebrate, she participated in an ironman triathlon. The competition included swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles, and then running a marathon of 26.2 miles. She finished in 4th place overall for women and 1st in her age group. She is quite an inspiration, very humble, […]

Yes Ma’am

My mom had physical therapy today. As her therapist was walking us out, a young man was walking in with another therapist. She asked him a question and he responded, “Yes, Ma’am.” A man said hello to him and he responded, “Hello, Sir.” My mom’s therapist said that the young man told them that his […]

Not Failing Lent

I have been doing my best to do Lent well. I always have good intentions at the beginning and am determined to pray and fast without fail. Unfortunately,  I have not been as perfect as my intentions would have me to be. A particular meditation video that I watched this morning really hit my heart. […]

Response to Anger

This morning, my parent’s and I read a reflection on the scripture where Jesus says, “You have heard that it was said to your ancestors, You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgment. But I say to you, whoever is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment…” We were to think […]

Voice of Humility

Today I read a verse in scripture in which John the Baptist is telling the people that he is not the Christ, but Jesus is. John’s whole purpose was to point people and prepare them for Jesus. He uttered the words, “He must increase; I must decrease.” Those words touched my heart. I Found God in […]

No Fanfare Here

Today I read a paragraph from my favorite artist Matt Maher. He wrote in part: “600,000 rivets in the Golden Gate Bridge. None of them are praised for what they do but they’re important. On their own they’re not much. But united, they’re part of a wonder of the world. More than ever we need […]

God’s Grace in the Empty Space

I have been wanting to get to the Sacrament of Reconciliation during this Advent season. However, time is limited, there is a lot to do, and I kept forgetting. But the other day, I read about the experience of a good friend who went to the Sacrament. He wrote in part, “I feel so uplifted, […]