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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rosy glow

Lent is 40 days.

But Easter is 50!

Hallelujah!!!

During these past 50 (plus) days I have taken the time to be quiet; albeit extremely busy, in an effort to be more fully present with the people, places, or circumstances I found myself to be – while keeping my eyes wide open.

Looking back, I am so grateful that I did!

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a full heart…

“Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that you have received – only what you have given: a full heart, enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice, and courage.”

St. Francis of Assisi

Hello friends!

How is your lent moving along?

Circa Lent 2014

I have thought of you many times and have tried (often) to get back to this special-space to tippity-tap-type something just for you.

Finally today – a window of opportunity flung open and here I am to say –

“Hello! I’ve missed my time to be with you!”

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