Didn’t do much writing over the past 10 days. Didn’t write anything, in fact, except a text message or two…and a few emails…during our leisurely circumnavigation of Lake Erie. And I have to say, it felt pretty darn good to shift my brain into neutral for the span of our vacation. Continue reading
Posts Tagged With: Isaiah
The first Friday in Lent…and “communal abstinence” is breaking out all over.
The season of Parish Fish Fries has begun!
Some might say this candle of ours has seen better days.
At the very least, it’s seen a LOT of days…
There was a distinct ‘Advent’ feel to the Mercy Concert performed at my home parish on Friday night.
For the better part of 500 years, the twin arches at the entrance to the monastic city of Glendalough denoted ‘sanctuary’: Once you reached this gateway, enemies were required to cease their pursuit.
At times, I wish Jesus wasn’t quite so good about keeping his promises.
The prophet Isaiah’s pretty much got it right, I figure: It must all be God’s fault.
A blessed Holy Week to all…and an invitation: There’s a gathering of Catholic bloggers here at Rann’s place that you might find of interest as you begin your observance of this most holy time of the year.
Holiness has been on my mind in recent posts — including a reflection on the sometimes surprising shape of the holy things in our lives…and on remembering to invite God in to troubling circumstances, so that they can be redeemed.
What a blessing to know that Jesus is–indeed–With Us Still!
Let us pause now…to recall that we are in the presence of the Holy One.