- “Merciful like the Father”
- Stations of the Cross–Mercy Reflections
- Shine, Jesus, Shine!
- Extra Mercy Jubilee Day Is Here! How shall we spend it (really, invest it)!
- (blind) Faith?
- Gift; Give; I’m here: Present
- Christmas Chalk
- All things new
- Merry MERCY Christmas!
- Christmas Baby
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Sometimes I play a solitaire-incentive game. “Do [this or that chore],” I tell myself, “and then you can [do this or that discretionary activity].” Sounds reasonable, even maturely responsible, don’t you think? Problem is that the discretionary activity usually … Continue reading
Given that I like to ponder, I looked ahead at the SJT list that Holly shared, and started jotting down some thoughts for the first few OLW. This week’s OLW, I admit, has been more challenging than any of … Continue reading
SELAH!! …I satisfied my curiosity once, looking up the meaning of Selah. Apparently, I didn’t do a good enough job because I can’t say for sure, with any semblance of convinced certainty, what the words means. However, instead of looking … Continue reading
Present as in a gift. Present as in to give. Present as in I am here, in attendance. Here goes a reflection weaving all three meanings. As a fellow student, as well as a teacher, I have heard … Continue reading
Many thanks to Carol V. for providing this week’s SJT focus word! Believe. [period] Believe! [exclamation point] Believe? (question mark) Believe, [comma] Believe; [semicolon] Believe: [colon] Believe…[ellipsis] “Believe” is a complex construct, as changing the punctuation after the word reminds … Continue reading
SJT is hosted weekly by Holly Mueller http://www.hollymueller.blogspot.com/ Please join us! When our children were young, they loved using chalk to draw pretend, circuitous “routes” on which to ride their bikes. They drew hopscotch courts on which to toss their … Continue reading
Though I try to make it a priority, I don’t always succeed at ending each month with a prayer of grateful surrender for the month gone by and a prayer of grateful entrustment for the month about to begin. … Continue reading
Thanks to Pope Francis who issued a “Bull” designating this Liturgical Year (December 8, 2015 – November 20, 2016) as an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, this is a Mercy Christmas:) Of course, every Christmas is a Mercy Christmas. But … Continue reading
In keeping with our December Spiritual Journey Thursday “Gifts” theme, I can’t help wanting to recognize and applaud all those establishments that have risked ridicule or criticism for manifesting Christmas decorations and messages. Since they benefit from moneys spent … Continue reading