For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy. St. Therese of Lisieux, Manuscrits autobiographiques, C 25r CCC 2558 ....The wonder of prayer is revealed beside the well where we come seeking … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayer – 1
This morning after video messaging a friend singing, "girl you're amazing just the way you are!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjhCEhWiKXk the thought of sitting in a quiet Church yesterday and thinking about the first reflection for Forty Days of Prayer for the Creative bounced against the inner walls of my head like so many bouncy balls. Genesis 1 … Continue reading Posted Love
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjNZf878ISQ This is the winter that never ends. It goes on and on my friends. It started snowing on a Friday afternoon We think it may stop sometime in June This is the winter that never ends sung to "This is the Song That Never Ends" inspired by this seemingly never ending … Continue reading Oh my Soul
Sometimes things feel harder stone. Or they're dang hard making the relief afterward is so blessed that you begin to wonder what the ever lovin' heck was I waiting for. I got help that made a hard task less burdensome. Well this opened the door to Creativity. https://www.instagram.com/p/BhccwjOjuxr/?taken-by=terilucas And Creativity opened the door to a … Continue reading Creativity, Love, and Quilting
He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Happy Easter! John 15:13 No one has greater love than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends. As often happens what I think I'm writing about, isn't what I actually write about. Well, at least not directly. Yesterday the Vatican released the Apostolic Exhortation Gaudete … Continue reading Accept and Give
I started this post during the Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday), listening to Gregorian Chant while reflecting on the Passion of Jesus. Yeah I'm so not that holy - simply in need of a change of norm. It all started with this: beautiful reflection on the love of Jesus. There is something so deep … Continue reading Wow!
Happy Easter! Going for the Spring Green here, because there is icky white stuff on the ground. *Shudder!* As I glanced out my window into my front yard, there, rising from the snow covered ground is a hyacinth, brightly purple against the white snow. During the Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday) I read … Continue reading Happy Easter!