My love-hate relationship with spiritual motherhood

teacher in classroom

"Stand up," my husband nudged me.

Let us Lectio: Joseph and the witness of silence

Little is known about Joseph’s life. His life was one whose purpose and dream was to protect and give witness to the holy fulfillment of God’s promise to His people. What is known is that he was betrothed to a young woman.

The crosses of ordinary times

stressed man

A harried commuter pushed ahead of you to get through the turnstile at the subway.

St. Anselm, Doctor of the Church

stained glass of St. Anselm

This scholarly Italian youth wanted to become a monk, but his father’s disapproval pushed him to a secular life that he later described as dissipated.

The fruit of detachment


Lately, I’ve been praying through the book “Searching for and Maintaining Peace” by Father Jacques Philippe.