love hurts

I’m hurting.

I’ve been hurting for a fairly long time now.

And it’s not just because I’m heartbroken.

It’s not because I’ve been lied to for several years.

It’s not because of the secrets.

And those who kept them.

It’s not because of the betrayal.

And all the many who stay silent.

Or even those who continue to support the matter today.

Most especially it’s not because of the judgement.

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anchor of my trust

I spent the day with my gal-pal, Saint Faustina Kowalska, yesterday. It was her Feast Day, so I snuck away (alone) for the day to my happy place and immersed myself in the joy of having her in my life.

For those who have been faithful visitors to my blog you know there are posts littered throughout this space about her! (Inner Silence, This is not a Test, All about Helen to name just a few!)

Every time I spend a moment with her – grace spills out mercifully – all over me. Today, as I share a few of my favorite excerpts from her Diary, may it reign down upon you too.

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at the well

I have been so grateful to be in Arizona this month.  

Especially because the desert – a place of preparation & purification – has been very fitting as we’ve entered the Lenten Season. 

Traditionally, the desert has been a place of preparation & purification for Abraham, Moses, Jesus and so many others in our Sacred Tradition.

Why? Because what is in the desert?

Not a whole lot!”

(Said a kind priest to me recently.)

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