st. andrew’s novena (re-run.)

This is a reblog of a reblog of a reblog…and I wouldn’t be surprised if next year the pattern is repeated, giggles!

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St. Andrew’s Christmas Novena Begins!

Today begins St. Andrew’s Christmas Novena and if you have not already adopted this prayer into your Advent Season in the past; I do so verily hope you will consider adding it into this year!

St. Andrew Christmas Novena

Hail and blessed be the hour and moment in which the Son of God was born Of the most pure Virgin Mary, at midnight, in Bethlehem, in the piercing cold. In that hour vouchsafe, I beseech Thee, O my God, to hear my prayer and grant my desires through the merits of Our Savior Jesus Christ, and of His blessed Mother. Amen.

(15 x’s per day for 25 days – Christmas!)

extra hugs n’ blessings for all of you who do!

 

looking through the heart

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It isn’t what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart.”

Author Unknown

How wonderful are God’s gifts!

There is life everlasting, joy in righteousness, truth in freedom, faith, confidence, and self-control in holiness.  And these gifts that we can comprehend; what of all the others that are being prepared for those who look to him. Only the Creator, the Father of the ages, the all-holy, knows their grandeur and their loveliness.  And so we should strive to be found among those who wait for him so that we may share in these promised gifts. And how is this to be?   Continue reading “looking through the heart”

blame = wounds.

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The world continues to be topsy-turvy with canyons widening

ever since…

Cain and Abel!

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Yes, since the beginning of time

we have struggled to love one another amidst our differences.

 

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Perhaps one day we will learn.

But until then we can all practice

forgiveness.

Continue reading “blame = wounds.”