Devotions

Seeing Leads to Believing

Seeing Leads to Believing

"Can anything good come from Nazareth?" Philip said to him, "Come and see." // John 1:46 My teenage son wanted to DIY a costume last year. Usually I’m all in...
January 05, 2023
His Voice, Without a Doubt

His Voice, Without a Doubt

Therefore the Lord himself will give you this sign: the virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall name him Emmanuel. // Isaiah 7:14 “Oh man, that’s the end...
December 18, 2022
Expect Nothing in Return

Expect Nothing in Return

“Love your enemies and do good to those who hate you, and lend expecting nothing back.” // Luke 6:27-38* For years I thought I had sacrificial love figured out. From...
November 17, 2022
Bearing True Fruit

Bearing True Fruit

“Teacher, by saying this you are insulting us too.” // Luke 11:45 I pictured myself as part of the crowd while I read this Gospel. The Holy Spirit took this...
October 12, 2022
Rest Surrounded by Word

Rest Surrounded by Word

Lead a quiet and tranquil life in all devotion and dignity. // 1 Timothy 2:2 I run a small business from home and am a homeschooling mother, so I don’t...
September 18, 2022
Turning Away from Anger

Turning Away from Anger

“What profit would there be for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?” Matthew 16:26 While preaching one day, the priest at Mass challenged us with a...
August 05, 2022
Love in the Light

Love in the Light

“What I say to you in the darkness, speak in the light; what you hear whispered, proclaim on the housetops.” // Matthew 10:26-27 I’ve found Jesus In the darkness, In...
July 09, 2022
Generosity of Heart Is Hard

Generosity of Heart Is Hard

“[G]o with him for two miles. Give to the one who asks of you, and do not turn your back on one who wants to borrow.” // Matthew 5:41-42 My...
June 13, 2022
Joy Is for You

Joy Is for You

The disciples were filled with joy and the Holy Spirit.// Acts 13:52 I used to read about the joy of the Apostles and wonder if that deep joy was possible...
May 08, 2022
He Keeps Me in His Light

He Keeps Me in His Light

"Even though I walk in the dark valley I fear no evil; for you are at my side." // Psalm 23:4 News headlines and video clips run through my social...
April 04, 2022
Grace for the Ordinary

Grace for the Ordinary

[I]f the prophet had told you to do something extraordinary, would you not have done it? All the more now, since he said to you, ‘Wash and be clean,’ should...
March 21, 2022
Questions Are Part of the Process

Questions Are Part of the Process

In the house the disciples again questioned Jesus about this. // Mark 10:10 I remember the evening she confessed to having serious questions about God and prayer. In that moment,...
February 25, 2022