Category: Spirituality

Going Gratitudinal – Part 2

Today’s “Grateful” Scripture reading is from Psalm 118:28-29: You are my God, and I will praise you;     you are my God, and I will exalt you. Give thanks to the LORD, for God is good;     God’s love endures forever. Elie Wiesel tells us,… Continue Reading “Going Gratitudinal – Part 2”

Going Gratitudinal

Going Gratitudinal. That’s the theme of this week’s Busy Person’s Retreat at Dominican University in San Rafael. Our sisters meet with students, faculty, and staff members this week, to pray and share reflections on a selection of readings. We thought that focusing on gratitude… Continue Reading “Going Gratitudinal”

Our God is with Us

From today’s Responsorial Psalm 46: There is a stream whose runlets gladden the city of God, the holy dwelling of the Most High. God is in its midst; it shall not be disturbed; God will help it at the break of dawn. The City… Continue Reading “Our God is with Us”

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Finding God in the Interruptions

Surely this doesn’t happen to you. Imagine being in the middle of an engrossing project, one that needs to be finished within the hour/day/week. And along comes a person/phone call/incident that interrupts this all-important (truly) task. It’s not hard for me to imagine myself… Continue Reading “Finding God in the Interruptions”

Teach Me Your Paths, O Lord

Today I am sharing Sister Gervaise Valpey’s reflection on tomorrow’s reading for the 3rd Wednesday in Lent. Tuesday, Third Week of Lent March 13, 2012 Daniel 3: 25, 34-43; Matthew 1: 21-35 The reading from Daniel 3:25, 34-43 encourages us to delve deeper into our… Continue Reading “Teach Me Your Paths, O Lord”

Remember the Marvels the Lord has Done

Today’s antiphonal response from Psalm 105 is: Remember the marvels the Lord has done.

Climb up to the Roof and Enjoy the Sunset

When before the beauty of a sunset or a mountain, you pause and exclaim, “Ah,” you are participating in divinity. – Joseph Campbell When you see a beautiful sunset on the way (especially in winter) it’s good to go up on the roof to… Continue Reading “Climb up to the Roof and Enjoy the Sunset”

Some Days You Just Have to Leave It to God!

I couldn’t get to writing a post last night or this morning. But a friend posted the following on my Facebook page. I’m goin’ with it! Good morning, this is God. I will be handling all your problems today. I will not need your… Continue Reading “Some Days You Just Have to Leave It to God!”

Teach Me Your Paths

Today’s Responsorial Psalm is Psalm 25 Your ways, O Lord, are love and truth to those who keep your covenant. Your ways, O LORD, make known to me; teach me your paths, Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God… Continue Reading “Teach Me Your Paths”