Out of the Mouth of Babes

"I have considered my ways and turned my feet toward your decrees.  I hasten and do not tarry to keep your commandments." Palm 119:59-60 Read Psalm 119:49-72 The taste of Life Boy soap in my mouth still lingers when I remember that day. I was sitting on the back steps of our friends’ house in …

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To Forgive Is Human?

For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. Matthew 6:14   Why is forgiveness so important? Apparently, it’s very important according to St. Matthew. In Jesus’ teachings from the Sermon on the Mount, Matthew tells us that Jesus taught our forgiving others is directly tied …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 17

  “For he himself knows whereof we are made; he remembers that we are but dust.” Psalm 103:14 Read Psalm 103 He Remembers Some people live as though they think they will live forever, as though they are indestructible. They never seem to live with eternity in mind. Their present lives are all that matters …

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Raised from the Ashes: The Perfect Hiding Place

First Saturday: My Secret Hiding Places   “You are my hiding-place; you preserve me from trouble; *you surround me with shouts of deliverance.” Psalm 32:8 Read Psalm 32 Kids love hiding places. Hide and seek is one of every kids’ favorite games. They’re so good at it because they’re small and fit in lots of …

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