prayer

/prayer

Flourishing and Dying

About two months ago, our family moved to a new city and home. Life was on the cusp of a spring breakthrough, though we couldn’t yet perceive all of its wonder and glory. Our new backyard was riddled with sticks and brown, parched grass. Heavily pruned and unidentifiable bushes adorned the brick pathway through the [...]

By | November 22nd, 2017|Faith and Family, Featured, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

A Heart Like Mary’s

Do you ever wonder what life would be like if understood and truly lived through Mary's eyes? What about her heart? Can we really ask to obtain her heart and all of the qualities contained therein? Author Fr. Edward Looney believes so. In his Introduction to A Heart Like Mary's: 31 Daily Meditations to Help [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, prayer|0 Comments

Ignite Your Faith

I've always been a fan of Sonja Corbitt's writing. She cuts straight to the heart of a particular spiritual matter, and she is very authentic in relaying her own wrestling with certain vices. It's heartening to know one is not alone in one's faith journey, and she and Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers certainly deliver a gentle [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Book Reviews, Lifestyle, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

Once I Was Blind

Compelling, riveting books are rare these days. Most of the time, when I review books, I am reading content written by very good writers who are able to articulate their premises thoroughly. They introduce new concepts to the reader quite well, and they elaborate with thoughtful reflections and relevant anecdotes. But do they grip my [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

Mother Mary

Editor Alicia von Stamwitz concludes her Introduction to Mother Mary: Inspiring Words from Pope Francis with the words, "Although the chapters and quotations in this collection have been arranged in a certain way, they may be read in any order. Let your curiosity be your guide. Trust it, trust yourself, and trust that the message [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Book Reviews, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments