Tag Archives: #Godinallthings

Calling All Angels

Calling all angels….those words washed over me on this Feast Day of Sts. Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel 24 years ago. I woke up and reached for my missalette. My body, mind and soul were weighted with unbearable grief. As I … Continue reading

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Afflicted Not Crushed

The readings today are for the feast of Saint Jean Brebeuf and his companions here in Canada. Brebeuf is a Canadian saint, a Jesuit who died while working among the Aboriginal people in Ontario. Today has been quite a day. … Continue reading

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Carried Away

The story of Lazarus and the rich man is haunting. Really, we could substitute ourselves into the scene in true Ignatian-style contemplation and be the rich man.  What would it be that would keep us on the other side of … Continue reading

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Remember Your Creator

Ecclesiastes continued today but I cannot say this was a familiar reading to me. The opening words are rejoice! Let your heart delight while you are young. The reader is encouraged to follow the inclinations of the heart, knowing that … Continue reading

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A Time to Be Grumpy

For everything there is a season….so says the First Reading today. I think I have entered a new emotional season. I have been here for some time but I have been trying to push through, to carry on as if … Continue reading

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More.Than.Enough

Sea glass…..I have gathered it for a number of years, from all over the world—from Lake Winnipeg to White Rock to Puerto Vallarta to Cape of Good Hope in South Africa.  I love the symbolism.  Sea glass is something like … Continue reading

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Accompanying Jesus

Today’s Gospel is brief but reveals that journeying with Jesus were a group of women who had been healed by him.  My mind is on some of my women friends tonight. It has flitted prayerfully from one to another throughout … Continue reading

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Lady of Sorrows

The Feast today is for Mary, Our Lady of Sorrows. We all have our sorrows in life at some point. I seemed to have breezed through the first couple of decades with nothing life shattering but there were a few … Continue reading

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Dead Man Sitting

The Gospel today is from Luke 7 and recounts the story of Jesus’ encounter with a widow who had lost her only son. Jesus sees the large crowd around her and is filled with compassion. Then Jesus does something extraordinary … Continue reading

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Do Not Trouble Yourself

The crowds in today’s Gospel are told by Jesus that he has never seen such faith as the centurion’s who knew that Jesus did not have to be physically present to carry out the deed that must be done–the healing … Continue reading

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