Tag Archives: Gratitude

Going Gratefully with God

     You work hard, you stay on track, and try to do what’s right, and yet, you don’t get a break. Everything is so hard. Is God listening? Does God know how you struggle?      Saint Theodora/Mother Theodore … Continue reading

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Trust in Providence

Jesus, I trust in you. That is my mantra. Over the past few years, so many of my prayers were not answered the way in which I hoped, the way I thought was best. People, including me, suffered, became seriously … Continue reading

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Let the Little Children Come to Me

We sat down to dinner with my step-son and his family. As we began to say grace we noticed 22-month old Samantha with her hands folded. Her parents take her to church and Sunday school and pray with her during … Continue reading

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Blessing in Life and Death

Scripture says for everything there is a season (Ecclesiastes 3:4). Sometimes those seasons seem way too short to us. During my Grandma Rose’s funeral Mass, the priest said that we thank God for the gift of her in our lives. … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. What’s not to like about a day with friends and family gathering to share a hearty, delicious meal and the stories of our lives? I love everything about it – the smells of turkey, dressing, … Continue reading

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