Contemplation, Spiritual Life, Who Is Jesus?

Who Is Jesus?

Who is Jesus? Jesus sees the hurting and needy, gives them a platform to speak, a safe place to express their needs and desires, and heals them from the inside out. Jesus is the best listener, the best fellow sufferer, the best comforter, and the best healer. “And they came to Jericho. And as he… Continue reading Who Is Jesus?

Contemplation

Does Racial Justice Begin in the Home?

[Link to a video at the bottom of this post] Wow. Search YouTube for interviews with Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington on racism. Seriously. I haven’t watched all there is, but I’ve watched a few and really appreciated their points of view. Here’s a snippet of one interview with Denzel Washington:The interviewer asked in reference… Continue reading Does Racial Justice Begin in the Home?

Contemplation, Quotes, Spiritual Life

It’s Always Time for Chesterton

“I now realize that we are trying to fight the whole world, to turn the tide of the whole time we live in, to resist everything that seems irresistable. [And yet,] the one perfectly divine thing, the one glimpse of God's paradise on earth, is to fight a losing battle--and not lose it." -G.K. Chesterton… Continue reading It’s Always Time for Chesterton

Contemplation, Family Life, Spiritual Life

Emotions

Some thoughts inspired by this fantastic episode from the Journeywomen Podcast. This Episode is so so good. I had no clue how positive and important emotions are until I was 18, severely depressed, and suicidal because I felt guilty for every emotion I felt. I felt like my “neediness” was a terrible thing and no… Continue reading Emotions

Contemplation, Family Life

Repetition

This is such a good quote from the book “Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child’s Moral Imagination” by Vigan Guroian. It inspires me to remember when my daughter is banging on that pot for the 30th time or wants to read that same story for the 12th, to put my… Continue reading Repetition