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Encouragement for Singles: My love story and what I learned

The one before I met the one The one before I met the one was unlike “the one” The one I married was loving and kind The one I left behind had himself in mind. The one I love and will be the father of my child Is the one I picked because he held… Continue reading Encouragement for Singles: My love story and what I learned

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Dark Night of the Soul is a way of Purgation

I was reading the Dark Night of the Soul the other day and I was inspired by St. John of the Cross’ image to represent the process of purgation through contemplation. He used the analogy that God is a painter and man as the subject of His study. If we get up and distract ourselves… Continue reading Dark Night of the Soul is a way of Purgation

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My Mother: Our Lady of Grace

Mother Mary You hold me close as I rest upon your shoulder, Close to your  heart I hear every beat proclaiming Christ’s love. You are His Pure Vessel You come to us as a gift, as a mother– Someone to love in our deepest hearts. Your Spouse awakens our desires As you confirm them with… Continue reading My Mother: Our Lady of Grace

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Spiritual Sisterhood Starts in the Heart

My sister and I are extremely close. So close that we often don’t need words; we only need laughter. We are not only sisters in blood; we are sisters in our hearts. I have been contemplating the brokenness with my sisters in Christ compared to my relationship with my sister. Today I realized that I don’t offer… Continue reading Spiritual Sisterhood Starts in the Heart