Saint Aelred of Rievaulx is known for his work on spiritual friendship.
When I reflect on Tabitha, I think of the many things that have died, literally and metaphorically, in the last few years.
This summer, I have learned a lot about how to hold contrasting feelings: joy and sadness, excitement and anxiety, even fear and courage.
In the early months of the pandemic, locked down with my young children in a too small city row house with no real backyard to speak of, I found myself losing my patience, something already in short supply, much like milk, diapers, and grocery delivery slots.
Are you noticing just how different the world is around you?
This Easter I am practicing resurrection. I am practicing hope. I am practicing knowing that no matter how bad it gets there is redemption, even after death.
Today we celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation, the moment when God sends an angel to a young, unknown, unimportant Jewish woman to announce that she will bear the Savior.
I meet Photine in her slumped shoulders.
The complete list of activities and supplies included with our church’s Lent at Home kit.
Our son’s first tooth fell out this past week.