I Agree With Peter

Today’s Lenten reflection concerned the one saint who I feel bests understands the human condition…St. Peter!  He felt all the human weaknesses, and often expressed himself in ways that I can readily understand.  He was tired so he slept,  even though Our Lord asked him to stay awake.  He was scared of being singled out, so he denied knowing the Son of God.  He was…

Thursday’s Helpful Hint

My father used to say, in frustration, Jesus Christ…and not exactly in a prayer either. He would lose his keys – “Jesus Christ, who moved my keys”. Or, when we were stuck in traffic he was known to utter “Jesus Christ, what is the problem!” There were even times he would call upon Our Lord’s name after viewing the state of our bedrooms, the toy…

Wednesday’s Reminder

This has been an interesting week. Monday I spent the day trying NOT to Mention Other’s Negatives (MON) – although driving nine hours solo helped me quite a bit.  Then, opting not to listen to talk radio which in turn negated the need to  talk back to the hosts (yes, I realize they don’t know when I call them names) also aided in my success.  And then…

Monday Morning Mantra

                                           Photograph by Iook Galeria/Aurora Photos Sunday’s reading of the devil tempting Jesus in the desert brought to mind all the times the devil’s work is made easier by choices made. When we ignore God‘s Commandments, every time we conveniently forget Jesus’s teaching, we make…