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United by Division: Will They Know Who You Are?

unity in different hands joined together

I sat in  Mass Sunday praying for Christian unity as Catholics have done this week for at least 100 years. The irony that this week, THIS week, we dedicate to prayer for unity struck me as I sang one of my favorite, old hymns, They Will Know We Are Christians. This weekend Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as…

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You Don’t Have the Right to be Happy, BUT…

Pink. Sunday’s advent candle was pink. In a house full of boys, pink stands out. Pink is rare. Pink is welcome. Pink is often part of my wardrobe in some form or another. Maybe it’s found in my sweater, maybe in my accessories, or maybe in my socks where only I know it’s there, but I am…

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Today, I Met a Man

homeless man

Today I met a man. He’s got to be a foot taller than me. He’s got quite a few pounds on me too, and I’m no longer the perfect size 6 I want to be! I met this man at a grocery store about 20 minutes from where I live. Actually, to be more precise, I met…

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