Devotions

Called to Be a Light for the Nations

Called to Be a Light for the Nations

I, the LORD, have called you for the victory of justice, I have grasped you by the hand; I formed you, and set you as a covenant of the people,...
January 09, 2023
Live in the Creator's Masterpiece

Live in the Creator's Masterpiece

For thus says the Lord, The creator of the heavens, who is God, The designer and maker of the earth who established it, not creating it to be a waste,...
December 14, 2022
Standing Up for Mama

Standing Up for Mama

But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from the evil one. // 2 Thessalonians 2:16-3:3 I was in a myriad of Facebook mom groups when...
November 06, 2022
Go Up and Pray

Go Up and Pray

Jesus went up to the mountain to pray, and he spent the night in prayer to God. // Luke 6:12 I fall in and out of the habit of intentionally...
October 28, 2022
A Heart Ready to Give

A Heart Ready to Give

Refuse no one the good in which he has a claim when it is in your power to do it for him. Say not to your neighbor, ‘Go and come...
September 19, 2022
Hand Over the Caboodle

Hand Over the Caboodle

“This is my chosen Son; listen to him.” // Luke 9:35 Recently a majority of my prayer has felt like the refrain from the hymn “Transfigure Us, O Lord” where...
August 06, 2022
A Side of Pigs in a Blanket

A Side of Pigs in a Blanket

At the sight of the crowds, his heart was moved with pity for them because they were troubled and abandoned, like a sheep without a shepherd. // Matthew 9:36 It...
July 05, 2022
The Mess Is Our Invitation to Remain

The Mess Is Our Invitation to Remain

"Remain in me, as I remain in you, says the Lord; whoever remains in me will bear much fruit." // John 15:4a, 5b I had just wrapped the towel on...
June 22, 2022
Our Longing Is from Him

Our Longing Is from Him

I long to see your face, O Lord. // Responsorial Psalm 27:8b As I was finding my place in the confessional line the weekend before Holy Week, I was comforted...
June 10, 2022
Return His Goodness

Return His Goodness

How shall I make a return to the Lord for all the good he has done for me? // Responsorial Psalm He laid there with a complete awareness of his...
May 07, 2022
The Stones We Throw

The Stones We Throw

So they picked up stones to throw at him; but Jesus hid and went out of the temple area. // John 8:59 I was in my last year of undergrad...
April 07, 2022
Return With Your Whole Heart

Return With Your Whole Heart

Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, for I am gracious and merciful. // Joel 2:12 Today’s readings are so abundant I wasn’t sure where...
March 24, 2022