Thankful Thursdays

For the shake-up season. Hello, Lent! Yesterday brought us the beginning of this holy season and, for me, it couldn’t have come at a better time. I find myself being consumed by the level of wide-world criticism, negativity and hostility, … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the difference they have made. This past Tuesday, my students received the Sacrament of Confirmation. May God and the Holy Spirit always guide their paths as they venture out into the jungle. I couldn’t have asked for a better … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For flaws. I have a decent amount of OCD-type blood running through my veins and…I’m somewhat of a control freak. Quite the combo, I know. I would love it if all of life (me, everyone and everything in the world) … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

A word about Love: We don’t know our own strength until we have seen how strong love makes us. Ray, Lauren, and Danny, I love you. For how strong you make me, this Valentine’s Day and always, I am thankful. … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For choices. Fortunate to have them there for me to make. Blessed beyond measure by some of the ones I have made. “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you.” … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

That God’s got my back. And yours. If God is for me, who can be against me? This is a question that fills me with peace. Because in my heart I know the answer, it fills me with peace. I … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For chivalry. But is it dead? Well, nowadays it seems to have been placed back on that medieval shelf from where it once came, along with politeness and manners. While it is a matter of courtesy, in general, and not an issue … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For power-packed words. Please, thank you, I’m sorry, good morning, have a great day, you can do it, I’ll pray for you, I love you…. The smallest and simplest of positive words have the power to make someone’s day, sometimes … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For 20,454 sunrises. My first thought when I open my eyes every morning is “Thank You, God, for letting me wake up.” Today, it was “…for letting me wake up to yet another birthday.” As I reflect on my time … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Hello there, 2019! And Happy New Year to all of you. I’m looking forward to, and praying for, all the best that this new year has to offer. Wishing all of you a great, prosperous, healthy, and happy year. May … Continue reading