Gaudete! Rejoice!

Philippians 4: 4-7Brothers and sisters:Rejoice in the Lord always.I shall say it again: rejoice!Your kindness should be known to all.The Lord is near.Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God.Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ … Continue reading Gaudete! Rejoice!

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It’s a good day to begin anew

An Advent Reflection The other day I read something really beautiful written by Dr. Tom Neal on Word on Fire: Show me the Father. By the time I arrived at the end of the piece the tears were sliding down my face. It is in part because of my experience earlier this year, having that … Continue reading It’s a good day to begin anew

Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters: Day 14

Vulnerable Abandonment I'm in Jersey with a friend for the weekend and took the opportunity to go to St. Mary of the Pines for Mass once again spending time reflecting on the beautiful Crucifix. Remembering and reflecting on the experience in July of being loved, of accepting God's Love for me. Since that moment there's … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayer for Quilters: Day 14

Kind

“Be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another as God has forgiven you in Christ.” Eph 4:32 The biggest lessons that the world of quilting teaches is kindness and compassion. These are, without a doubt, the most difficult things ever, and I'm still learning what these mean, and how to live them daily. Finding … Continue reading Kind