Oh Lord, please allow me to be open to your Grace this Lent, and in this season of life. I am grateful for the challenges. I long to be Your faithful daughter. Teri
Over the last few days I've enjoyed, and deeply benefited from an enchanting romp with Creative Brain. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfmp7h9hrw1/?taken-by=terilucas Sitting at the machine and stitching is leading to thoughts of so many other projects. And starting of projects, it's overwhelming in a good way. It's nearly time to start the idea list back up. I have … Continue reading Unraveling my Heart
Last night I read Caralyn's Awarness VS Understanding with an ear toward listening, understanding. I've been aware of anorexia, and bulimia since Cynthia Gibb played Karen Carpenter in The Karen Carpenter Story. Caralyn's blog, Beauty Beyond Bones, where she shares her experience with anorexia is a beginning to understanding these serious disorders, how they effect the person, … Continue reading Examen-ing
This is my twenty-sixth Lent. Each one, like each year of life, is unique. My Sweetie and I have been reading from Henri Nouwen before dinner, with each reading there is a sip of cool water, or a really good wine. Either way you go. Over the last few weeks the idea of practicing well … Continue reading Lent
But the words are right there so here goes: "But maybe you're thirsty" he said. Whoa. Here we are on Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent and VaLENTines day when the depth of these words are holding new, deeper meaning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1m_sWJQm2fs Ash Wednesday is a Fast Day for Catholics (and other faiths). Those old/young … Continue reading I didn’t intend to blog today
On the Sunday before Ash Wednesday the pastor of the parish where I had a conversion experience, and got married would place a banner in a treasure chest where it would live until the Easter Vigil. Lent is a time of reflecting, changing, growing, becoming closer to God. It's one of my favorite seasons of … Continue reading Hallelujah!
Lent 2018 begins Wednesday February 14th. Valentines day. Valentines day, we celebrate the heart more often the romantic rather than the filial and everyday relational love. This day seemingly disregards our relationship with God and yet taking time to nurture our relationships with others does nurture our relationship with God. Nurturing that relationship strengthens our … Continue reading The Quiet