Birthday thoughts

My husband asked me if I had garnered any wisdom from my years of life on this rock so far…Life is all about love. Loving and being loved are the greatest gifts this life has to offer. Finding Jesus in everyone I meet and hopefully finding Him in myself. I will not miss a moment,…

Nursing Saint Posse Growing!

St Catherine of Sienna Recognized as a Doctor of the Church and patron saint to Nurses! I just love it! This Nursing Saint Posse – people I can look up to as examples of faith, hope and love in action and ask to pray for this journey- just grows and grows! I am so theologically…

Be in love with your life!

It feels like my whole life has been preparing me for this journey into nursing. This semester, I have fallen in love with this new path and with God ‘s people who are sick, wounded and dying. I am constantly amazed as He opens doors on this path, all the beautiful souls, the amazing opportunities-…

Something was not quite right

I’ve been so wrapped up in the thing God brought me to do, I began to miss Him in it and my soul began to suffer for it. I started saying I didn’t have time to choose something specific for a Lent, to go to Ash Monday, to reflect in prayer, then Stations…because I had…

Here comes the Son!

  It can be a daunting thing to cut your first cake, on your First Holy Communion Day, but she rocked it!  God bless you my precious goddaughter, this very special weekend and always.

Growing in Faith, Hope and Love

While social media as of late as been a source of stress and turmoil, today it was a reminder of faith  hope and love, growing together with my newest best friend, my husband Brian.  A 5 year video celebrating our “friendversary” popped up on my wall.  The pictures reminded me that we have lived a…

In the Garden of life 

While Buddy and I tended our gardens, I remembered something my husband said, “It looks kind of haphazard, but it works.”   And I got thinking, events in time may feel or appear haphazardly “planted” or possibly come in unwanted combinations… Really though, could something so full of life be so random? Nah…The plan is…

A Moment of Peace

For a break to be effective it doesn’t have to last for days, could be a few hours away.  You just have to let go of everything else you’re letting into your head.  Took the new camera out for a spin after evening Mass and went up to Dahlonega, GA and let everything else fall…

New insight on a classic! 

Korean Martyrs Catholic Church Atlanta 24th Sun Ordinary Time  Gospel according to St. Luke 15:1-32 -The Parable of the Prodigal Son “Any real love makes you terribly vulnerable / God’s loves for us brought Him pain and suffering.” “…This parable is unusual as it repeats a line twice. Jesus usually doesn’t repeat- he is usually…