*Dedicated to Francis, Noel, & Karol* With the news of your impending arrival, we rejoiced at the gift of your life and anticipated when we would interact with you in our surroundings. We marveled at the thought of another unique human being entering our family. We imagined the soft feel of a newborn paired with … Continue reading Dear Little One,
Song of Songs 4:7. . . . Wrapped in the warmth of his personhood, I nestled safely tucked within his side. No tinges of pain nor worries of tomorrow crept into our sanctuary. Contentment filled the void of worry. After years of familiarity, silence echoed instead of words. Calmness ensued. The art of being came … Continue reading “All beautiful you are, my darling; there is no flaw in you”
Please, join me and thousands of others in praying the novena to St. Anne. This novena begins July 17th and ends on July 26th, the feast day of St. Anne. http://www.praymorenovenas.com/st-anne-novena St. Anne is the patron saint of mothers, women in labor, and miners. Medieval tradition equated the offspring of St. Anne’s womb (Mary & … Continue reading Novena to St. Anne, Mother of Mary & Grandmother of Jesus!