do you hear my prayers, lord?

it’s a 3hugs&blessings thursday…

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Prayer isn’t there to make us feel better when we’re anxious.

And it’s not there as an obligation.

It is a communion of love, between a lover and the beloved.

St. Faustina is a reliable witness on this point: she spoke to Our Lord about this many times, and He always expressed His infinite love for humanity.

“While I was saying the chaplet [of Divine Mercy], I heard a voice which said, Oh, what great graces I will grant to souls who say this chaplet; the very depths of My tender mercy are stirred for the sake of those who say the chaplet.”  (No. 848)

In prayer we need not only to pray the words but Christ needs us to also listen! Continue reading “do you hear my prayers, lord?”

prayers on wheels!

Our grand-daughter,

(who has been showing up for frequent appearances on my bloggity-blog space)

like most children her age,

enjoys singing many traditional nursey rhymes.

One of her most requested is The Wheels on the Bus – sung with her Care Bear Friends!

She loves how they electronically interact with one another & she is always inviting others to sing-a-long with them too!

We all love joining in – clapping, stomping, swishing, and singing along (over & over again,) until our grand-daughter has decided to move onto the next activity.

(Or until Cuppycake pretends “the Bears need a nap,” giggles!)

Continue reading “prayers on wheels!”

Cheers! x 27!

Daughter You Are a Blessing

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When you have a daughter

who makes you proud,

makes you laugh,

and, very often,

makes your day…

you know what joy is.

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When you have a daughter

who is a good person

with a gracious heart

and a gorgeous spirit…

you know what peace is.

When you have a daughter

whose beauty (inside and out)

is matched only

by her compassion for others…

you know what love is.

Continue reading “Cheers! x 27!”