search me and know my heart

Yesterday I gave a shout-out to my peeps!

My tribe!

The card-carrying members who have signed up to laugh with me, cry with me, support me and love me despite my imperfections.

(If you’re in my tribe and reading this I just want to say…“Right back, atcha!”)

I’m excited to share with you today, as a follow-up, a post from a fellow blogger whom I feel did a really great job explaining why it is so important to choose wisely your tribe members.

Especially, the one who leads you!

“Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffer; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.”

Psalm 1:1
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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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clear understanding

Human life is sacred because from its beginning it involves the creative action of God and it remains for ever in a special relationship with the Creator, who is its sole end. God alone is the Lord of life from its beginning until its end: no one can under any circumstance claim for himself the right directly to destroy an innocent human being.”

Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2258.

Just so we’re clear…

With love,

This is what my God commands.

With love,

This is what my Church proclaims.

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