the cloth

It is human nature to question if the paths we have taken in life, the choices we have made, the gifts we have shared are pleasing to God.

Does it come from the “Will of the Father?” Or the desire of our own making?

There is one way, I have found, to rest in God’s presence in these moments of discernment.

It is a simple & quiet Peace of Heart which allows me the assurance my God is speaking.

Is this an easy thing to discern?

No!

Trust me, my logic rethinks it often; yet He always leads me back to Peace.

It is there that I find rest, it is then that I am comforted, it is at last a trust that goes beyond knowing.

(Can there be any greater peace than that?)

Today I am re-blogging a post that reminds us of all the surprising ways in which our Father needs us to do, whatever He asks of us.  I pray we may find one another somewhere in the ‘Caravan of Followers’ heading into this Holy Week, with the Master.

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the lion and the lamb

On Christmas Eve in 1818
a blizzard stranded the tiny village of Ogledorf,
nestled in the Austrian mountains.
That same day the people of St. Nicholas’ church found their organ broken
so the priest and organist began composing a song that could be sung without
an organ, yet beautiful enough to express their Christmas joy.  Continue reading “the lion and the lamb”

Soon and Very Soon

Antiphon:  The time has come for Mary to give birth to her firstborn Son.

“How can this be?”

Not only a child.

But His.

Continue reading “Soon and Very Soon”