“Satan is an asshole” said my holy friend. It surprised me to hear her say that but I agree. He is. She stood at my desk, under attack. Her face was almost grey and I could see my soft spoken, gentle friend was suffering. She handled the situation with the grace that comes of lots … Continue reading What he really is
I have never written a prayer before. I have prayed prayers and I guess journaling can be considered prayer. I was moved by the Holy Spirit to write this prayer inspired by one of my favorite prayer writers, Fr. Joseph Tetlow, SJ. I hope he is ok with me pilfering from him. His prayers speak … Continue reading My first prayer
Like many Catholics I know, I had not gone to confession for a number of years. The Catholic Church recommends we go at least once a year. I was far, far below that. The thought of confession literally gave me heart palpitations. I am not fond of talking about myself to begin with and confession … Continue reading Forgiveness
What do you do when another driver doesn't wait at an intersection? Or you get a nasty look from someone at the grocery store? Or your spouse snaps at you? In a small faith sharing group I participated in, each week we made a group resolution. We shared what we were going to work on … Continue reading WWJD?