Twenty-one days. No closer to an answer. Hanging up the broken pieces of my soul. Lord, do with me as You will.
Day 20+ and still haven’t figured it all out. Maybe there’s no figuring it out. Maybe some broken things just remain broken and there’s nothing that can be done about it. Maybe God can still take those broken pieces and make something beautiful.
Freedom of Detachment I’m not going to quote. There’s too much to unpack here.
Pondering all this, today. Love and suffering: paradox of love by Alice von Hildebrand Until it starts loving the human heart hibernates. This affective response (sanctioned by the will) is a response to the beauty of another person that has shaken our heart from its slumber. It is such a powerful “wake up call” that …
What’s the best way to topple a crisis off its #1 spot? Have another crisis. So… in the interest of not depressing/scaring any more people, or myself, here’s something that never fails to lift me up, even just a bit. Would that all kids had such a sweet nature.
Wow. Someone actually got me figured out.
Yesterday’s Office of Readings sounded like it was meant specifically for these times we’re living in (but that’s to be expected, as God’s word is TIMELESS) I repeat the directions I gave you when I was on my way to Macedonia: stay on in Ephesus in order to warn certain people there against teaching false …
Learning to be a good disciple. And have you forgotten the exhortation which addresses you as sons? “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor lose courage when you are punished by him. For the Lord disciplines him whom he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.” It is for …
I’ll be honest. Some days, this is my song: But some days, it’s this: One thing that has helped: visiting some old threads on hormonal imbalance at the 4Real Forums. Sigh.
“Great and glorious God, my Lord Jesus Christ! I implore Thee to enlighten me and to disperse the darkness of my soul. Give me true faith, firm hope, and perfect charity. Grant me, O Lord, to know Thee so well that in all things I may act by Thy light and in accordance with Thy …
Back to St. Teresa tomorrow. Tonight, U2.
More getting back to normal….
The way to adjust to the new normal, is to get back to the old normal.
Had to do something creative with all that pain.