“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.
Continue reading “’tis this season”
One of the many graces I have received during this year’s Lenten Desire to
spend more time with God
has been all the extra-time provided to do more life-giving, beneficial things while under God’s gaze!
By sacrificing my time normally spent on Instagram I am (instead) doing things which
feed the Spirit He planted within me!
Like reading, writing, watching a good movie or crocheting!
Continue reading “i prefer…”
My Spiritual Director has taught me much.
In both big ways & rather small.
Regardless, he has always guided me wisely – toward ways of living a life
centered around God.
A simple example has been in the way I begin a New Year. Instead of creating a New Year’s RESOLUTION, he has suggested in its place the consideration of discerning a
New Year’s DESIRE.
Continue reading “lenten sacrifice”