Monthly Archives: April 2015

Relationship Blessings

Relationships are key to life for most of us. Today I have been considering more of mine. I started my day at the physiotherapist office. I had not visited him in over a year and so he knew nothing of … Continue reading

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Good Shepherd Sunday

Good Shepherd Sunday always reminds me of my former pastor, Fr. Brian. He died on this day in 2009. He was so much more than a pastor to me. I served seven years on Pastoral Parish Council (PPC) with him. … Continue reading

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Rings of Life

When they cut me open for surgery, the doctors won’t find rings like when you chop down a tree. They won’t see my life spilling out in memories or qualities either. The variations within the rings speak to when the … Continue reading

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Holes in Life

Sometimes life takes turns you do not see coming. That is my story. I have had this crazy amazing life, sprinkled with situations that are heartbreaking. I could have given up or become bitter. Self-pity might have taken a strong … Continue reading

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Grow, Little Liver!

More than a handful of people have mentioned that I must be frustrated because I have been waiting for so long. I have shrugged and said I am good to wait as I know that the Great Physician is growing … Continue reading

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Essentials for Earthlings

At the end of today’s readings was a quote by St. Augustine: Two things here on earth are essential: health and a friend. They are the two things most to be prayed for. The Gospel reading today tells a similar … Continue reading

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Sleep in Peace

Psalm 4 today reassures us that we can both lie down and sleep in peace, for God alone makes us lie down in safety. I know many people worry I might not be sleeping but I do sleep well and … Continue reading

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