Cleaning the Empty Nest and Lent

Twenty six years of kids will leave you with a lot of accumulated junk. Lost and forgotten treasures lurk within every box, stuffed in long forgotten tubs and drawers, all for the unsuspecting mommy to go through when the brood flies the coop. They seem to only take the necessities when they move out andContinue reading “Cleaning the Empty Nest and Lent”

Hardship For God

Pope Benedict says that when the disciples through the Transfiguration “experienced ahead of time something that will constitute the happiness of paradise” These “brief experiences that God grants on occasions, especially in anticipation of harsh trials.” God knows what we need… when we need it. Like water in the dry parched desert, He quenches ourContinue reading “Hardship For God”