Category Archives: Some thoughts

Spiritual Battle

Now, that phrase ‘Spiritual battle’ may invoke images of the mighty battle that raged in the heavens between Lucifer and St. Michael, in which Lucifer was cast out of heaven into the fiery pits of hell, dragging with him all … Continue reading

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Feast of the Holy Souls

A Prayer For The Souls In Purgatory O most gentle Heart of Jesus, ever present in the Blessed Sacrament, ever consumed with burning love for the poor captive souls in Purgatory, have mercy on the souls of Thy departed servants. … Continue reading

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Small Wonder of Feet

Looking down, my feet seem small…       Well, almost … just not quite big enough for proper balance and stance. But they have kept me        ‘on my toes’… as the saying goes. They have run ahead and fallen back. … Continue reading

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Ask and It Will Be Given You

Dear friends, as we come to the end of this first week of Lent, we find the eternal wisdom of the Holy Mother Church evident once again, as we are reminded with the Mass  readings of today, that as we … Continue reading

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Wonder of the Universe

oh wonder of the universe, that                                                          I should sit here … like this… quietly contemplating the silence… spinning in the quiet clouds of fragrant smoke, swirling… I drift… alone. And you, halfway around the world… are closely pondering This … Continue reading

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Feast of the Holy Souls

    Today, on this day after the Feast of the Holy Saints, in which we celebrate the triumph of the Holy Saints, we are called to remember the Holy Souls … those souls who lived good lives. Those souls … Continue reading

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Praying to Calm the Storm – Hurricane Michael

From the news reports… this one looks big… and from the satellite imagining, it looks to be devastating. Last year we were faced with Hurricane Irma, but this one seems to have a different look to it… we need to … Continue reading

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