Category Archives: Young Adults

Candy Hearts

I never liked the candy hearts made for Valentine’s Day. Sure, I like to be told sweet things, but I am not impressed with imprints on a piece of candy that does not taste good. The older I get, the … Continue reading

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Memories of the Heart

Simply lovely– Your Face in all its ways. Simply beautiful– Your breathe seeking my lungs So exquisite your kiss and lips on my head. So loving, my God. What do you want from my heart? I lay here in silence … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Bride of Christ

When we prepare for Holy Communion, we prepare ourselves like a bride to her bridegroom.  This sacrament is the source and summit of our faith. It is the source of grace that provides strength so we can reach the summit … Continue reading

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Even with scars, children love

I want to drown myself in Your Word, kiss my lips to your heart; Drown in your mercy and love. I want to run to Your arms, not thinking about the future; Just live in the here and now. I … Continue reading

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The Healing Process: Bleeding wings

Have you noticed that butterflies take a while to get free from their cocoon? She struggles to be free, she even bleeds. It’s a redemptive suffering; a process of growth. In the beginning of the journey, there is darkness. She … Continue reading

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