A Prayer for New Beginnings

Today, I'd like to share a prayer that has been meaningful to me on my faith journey. This prayer, found in the book, Celtic Benediction by J. Philip Newell, expresses a longing for the Holy Spirit to work in our lives in a new and fresh way. Are you aching for this, too? In the... Continue Reading →

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5 Questions You Must Ask Before the New Year

I don't make New Year's resolutions. However, being the contemplative that I am, I do spend time reviewing the year and asking God to give me a scripture...a vision, if you will, for the upcoming year. Many years ago now, I sat in church a week before the new year, taking notes on the obligatory... Continue Reading →

The Gift

The Gift. In days gone by, "The Gift" was the name for the Holy Spirit. Isn't that a lovely thought? We know Him as the Counselor...the Comforter...the Advocate. But the saints of old called Him "The Gift". In the midst of your busy holiday season, take time to reflect on these words by Bernard of... Continue Reading →

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