If you know anything about my story, then you may recall that I refer to my decision point as The Pendulum Promise. In my hour of most desperate need, when all hope of joy seemed lost, I trusted Jesus to give me strength for the journey. And it’s been a journey! For the first time
Category: Waking Eve
People have asked me why Catholics go to confession so often. Why not go directly to Jesus and be done with it they ask? I could give you a really long theological answer for why Paul tells James we should confess our sins to each other, how confession restores our friendship with God by washing
If all Christ did was take our punishment then we would owe him our gratitude not our hearts. Holiness is a response to being loved well. The Crucifixion of Christ was abundantly more than an offering of substitution for our sins. God was not pleased to punish anyone for crimes he did not commit. Nor
This time last year, we were immersed in God’s goodness, aflame with the fire of His love, the hope of the Holy family, the protection of St. Joseph, all the angels and saints and out of the fiery throws of darkness came a great light with the birth of our youngest son! He came close
In nearly 40 years of Valentine’s Days, many of which the good Lord in His grace has allowed me to forget (because they were so horrible), I finally had one that was so perfect it moved me to tears. And in those tears, I realized just how much this day is about True Love.