Monthly Archives: June 2014

Saints for the Day

Today was the feast day of St. Peter and St. Paul, two men who continue to influence the world. St. Peter continues on his work as a model for each new pope that arises. St. Paul encourages us on our … Continue reading

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Journeys

I am planning a fairly significant journey this summer and at mass today for the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I was suddenly overcome with gratitude at all that might come of my travels. The road seems long … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart

My friend Anthony designed this wonderful stained glass piece that I saw on retreat this spring. Today on the Sacred Heart of Jesus Feast it came to mind again. I think about a meditation on the Sacred Heart that I … Continue reading

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Storing Up Treasures

I have been packing up my office and throwing out copious amounts of old papers. I have been stacking files to be shredded. By the end of it, I hope to have less “stuff” to move. It feels good to … Continue reading

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River of Life

There is a river whose streams make glad are the words that come to me as I review my day.  Today a student that I have worked with for many years was the graduate of the year in a public … Continue reading

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Log in Eye

This reading today has always been like a quiet chastisement for me. Matthew has Jesus telling his disciple not to judge. I am aware how often I judge during the course of a day. The plank in my own eye … Continue reading

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Bread of Life

This is one of my favourite Sundays. Many years ago when I became a Eucharistic Minister, I served first on this Sunday. Corpus Christi or Body and Blood of Christ Sunday reminds me of the importance of the Eucharist. It … Continue reading

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Prairie Sky

I am a prairie girl through and through. I get distracted driving in the country, mesmerized by field and sky. Cloud formations are spectacular. Yellow and purple crops dazzle the eye. As much as I love the mountains and sea, … Continue reading

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Water Under the Bridge

Today I had a small surgery done and I thought I was recovering nicely until about 6:00 tonight when I noticed that the incision was bleeding. I am not an alarmist but I was sort of concerned that I might … Continue reading

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Ever Growing

“I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion–and where it isn’t, that’s where my work lies.” ~ Ram Dass We did an exercise at our last staff meeting prior to summer break yesterday of writing … Continue reading

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