Honoring the Pain

Honoring the Pain

All parts of the journey are sacred and holy.  Take time to honor the beginning ~ Melody Beattie In January, we often take time to reflect on the previous year.  In taking a step back, I am now able to see the meaning in some of the madness, pain, disappointment, and...
Never Lose Hope

Never Lose Hope

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. I learned a long time ago if I had little to no expectations, the disappointment of not receiving what I hoped for wouldn’t be as painful. I lost hope the...
Burning Palms

Burning Palms

Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel. You are dust and to dust you shall return ~ Ash Wednesday Blessing   This post is from Ash Wednesday 2014. I’ve been absent from writing for the last couple of months…knowing the ashes are chasing me....