’tis this season

“Jesus does not demand great actions from us, but simply surrender and gratitude.”

– St Therese of Lisieux

Every year our parish Priest, Fr. Larry Richards, reminds us we are an Easter people!

(And Hallelujah is our song!)

I love this about him.

He also reminds us that HE does not like Lent! How it’s his least favorite time of the year and that he’s never been a lenten person, “Never have been and never will be.”

I love this about Fr. Larry too and I agree we ARE an Easter people!

But I must also admit I do love lent just as much.

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simply the best

It’s not about

being the best.

It’s about

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little saints

I wrote the other day about my new Saint friends.

If you’ve read it: I’d love to hear if any of you choose a new friend too!

As of late, I’ve been spending a lot of time with my sous-Saint, St. Therese of Lisieux.

Trust me – the Holy Spirit has reallllly been working over-time showing me exactly WHY she was chosen for me.

And let me tell you – we have become very fast BFFs!!

In a vulnerable, wounded world like ours, where nevertheless the Holy Spirit is addressing all Christians with a ringing call to holiness and inspiring them with a desire to live out the Gospel message in all its depth, I think there is no better path than the one St. Therese of Lisieux offers us: her little way of trust and love.

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