Alleluia! He is risen! Alleluia! Alleluia! Happy Easter, readers! Christ and The Pagan by John Bannister Tabb I had no God but these, The sacerdotal Trees, And they uplifted me. - 'I hung upon a Tree.' - The sun and moon I saw, And reverential awe Subdued me day and night. - 'I am the … Continue reading Nam Quod Rex Regum!
Prayer of a Soldier in France By Joyce Kilmer My shoulders ache beneath my pack (Lie easier, Cross, upon His back). I march with feet that burn and smart (Tread, Holy Feet, upon my heart). Men shout at me who may not speak (They scourged Thy back and smote Thy cheek). I may not lift … Continue reading Prayer of a Soldier in France for Good Friday
Read this heartwarming story through the link below, readers: Camino in a wheelchair: Two best friends on a 500-mile spiritual pilgrimage Tony Rossi | Apr 10, 2018 And what they learned about living life with a "Sabbath mentality" Due to a progressive neuromuscular disease, Justin Skeesuck has lost the use of his arms and legs, and … Continue reading My Brother’s Keeper
Take a look at this thought-provoking piece, readers: When God Says No to Your Yes SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 MONICA SENZ In my mid-twenties, I left my home state of California and went to work in Texas. I didn’t know a soul, I had never been to the state before, and I didn’t know how long I’d … Continue reading Something to Remember…
Happy Feast of the Epiphany, readers! Now Watch Him Work by Elizabeth A. Mitchell SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2019 As George Bailey pleads for the Lord’s help, on a snow-covered bridge in Bedford Falls, he little suspects what is actually going on behind the scenes. The machinations of Henry F. Potter, which have brought George to … Continue reading Be Still….
“…full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen.” On this Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God, I leave you with this … Continue reading “Hail Mary…”
Despair does its best to claim us every day. Some of us are engaged in a daily battle with this beast, while others only have to face it once in a while or at certain seasons of the year. Whichever case is true, the fact remains that depression is a powerful force for evil in … Continue reading A Prayer for Those Dealing with Depression