First Sunday of Advent 2020. Happy New Year! A few weeks ago a friend of ours was ordained an Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Chicago. The Mass was incredibly beautiful and while I would have much preferred to be there this video worked out well. One of my favorite parts was the Recessional out … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 20: Happy New Year!
Advent is on our horizon and I'm in the bonus room/office/library looking at the Advent books we've accumulated over our the years and choosing one for our pre-dinner conversation. We're going into Liturgical Cycle B for the Sunday readings and Year II for the daily readings. And we've settled on the recently released from Word … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 19: Flip the Script
When posts take a long time to write, they will either not happen or I'm waiting for something. Last night I drove into Austin to hear Leticia Ochoa Adams give "God Loves you More Than you Think He Does." We as a Church need to hear Leticia's testimony more frequently. It is a rarity for … Continue reading Longing for Hope
As often happens when I get to quilting I start watching/listening to The Lord of the Rings extended versions. At one point Legolas asks Aragorn for forgiveness for despairing. There are moments when giving into despair seems the reasonable thing to do, however it means I've given into inaction, not fulfilling my greatest potential as … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters Day 18: Hope