Your Word Has Been Fulfilled

“Lord, now you let your servant go in peace, your word has been fulfilled…” –Luke 2:29 How many times have I said, “Lord, what am I supposed to do?” or “Lord, what do you have planned for me?” or “Lord, what’s my vocation?” The answer: A whole darn lot. I like to dream.  I have […]

Hearing God’s Still, Small Voice Hearing God’s Still, Small Voice

So He said, “Go forth and stand on the mountain before the LORD.” And behold, the LORD was passing by! And a great and strong wind was rending the mountains and breaking in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind. And after the wind an earthquake, but the […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Martha-Ness

Luke 10:  38-42- the passage where Jesus goes to the house of Martha and Mary- was haunting me.  It came up everywhere- at Mass, when I opened the Bible, other people mentioning it to me.  “You’re such a Martha,” my good friends would tell me.  Yes, I am a Martha- always have been, probably always […]

Running wild on the narrow path

“If you have raced with men on foot, and they have wearied you, how will you compete with horses?” Jeremiah 12:5 My camera clicked as the fly fishermen’s’ lines swayed lazily above the river. The graceful outreach of the lime green and yellow fishing lines mesmerized me in the evening light. Suddenly thundering, crashing hooves […]