Faith

Marian Consecration Anniversary – God Is Love. I Am Not.

Marian Consecration Catholic Church God is Love!

One year ago I made my Consecration to Jesus through Mary on February 11th, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. I’m still processing the awesome reality of lasting change that can only have come through giving myself in Marian Consecration. I’m still in wonder over God’s Grace permitting a poor wretch like me to Consecrate myself to Jesus’ Immaculate…

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Crazy Catholic Prophecies, the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, & the Miracle of the Sun

Sunrise - Crazy Catholic Prophecies & the 100 Year Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima & the Miracle of the Sun

On the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s promised Miracle of the Sun, modern man asks if there is truth to such crazy Catholic prophecies or if they are nothing more than Friday the 13th superstitions? Skeptics wonder why we bother with such ideas. Christians find Marian appearances and devotion to her Immaculate Heart heretical. Saddest of all, social…

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Prayers of a Catholic Single Mom

Praying Single Mom

In a scene from the movie The War Room Miss Clara (Karen Abercrombie) asks Elizabeth (Priscilla Shirer) to describe her faith. Elizabeth says she’s like “most people” with faith that is neither red hot nor ice cold, but  lukewarm. At this point, Miss Clara hands Elizabeth a cup of lukewarm coffee which Elizabeth almost spits out. The point is well made. It also hits home. Had…

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So Perturbed & Deeply Troubled, Jesus Lets Death Happen…

Jesus Raises Lazarus from the Dead

So. One little word, SO much meaning. So. “So what?” shows total indifference and may make you want to shake your preteen. “So who cares?” shows disguised heartbreak and may make you want to hug your wounded child. “So big deal!” shows arrogant defiance and may make you want to throw in the parenting towel altogether. Sometimes though, so simply…

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Things A Catholic Single Mom Says in Confessession

It’s amazing the things you’ll tell a girlfriend or post on social media or write about in a secret diary your kids might find one day that you won’t say aloud in the confessional. Maybe this post should be titled, “Things a Catholic Single Mom Won’t Say in Confession!” I wasn’t a big fan of…

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