Monthly Archives: January 2015

Serenity Prayer

Was thinking recently about the serenity prayer (one of my all time favorites) and happened to find this funny and true updated version from Fr James Martin: God, grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, which … Continue reading

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Cradled in the Palm of His Hand

“See!  I will not forget you…I have carved you on the palm of my hand.” Isaiah 49:15-16 When I was received into the Catholic Church at Easter in 1996 my sponsor gave me the small plaque pictured above.  I have … Continue reading

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Cleaning House

“If you forgive anyone’s sins, they are forgiven; if you retain anyone’s sins, they are retained.” John 20:23 “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 An absolutely lovely benefit of going back … Continue reading

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Under the Mercy

“The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.” Psalm 145:9 “Three things will last forever–faith, hope, and love–and the greatest of these is love.”            1 Corinthians 13:13 The last five … Continue reading

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