I’m trying something new here and linking up withÂ Five Minute Friday.Â Â Here’s the gist of FMF: a writing prompt is given and then I write about it forÂ five minutes.Â It’s meant to beÂ a free write, which means: no editing, no over-thinking, no worrying about perfect grammar or punctuation. Let me add, I shall not worry about judgment … [Read more…]
Tap tap tap … is this thing on? Let me interrupt our blogging radio silence toÂ share these very important details. 1. Diaconate Ordination! Joel’s deacon stole and invites for ordination arrived two weeks ago. The invites still sit in the box, so it seems we need an office assistant to even get them addressed and … [Read more…]
While we all have a role in welcoming people into our homes, it seems some people are empowered to do so in a special way, doesn’t it? People who have this gift, or charism, are energized by the very act of caring for others and providing food, shelter, and friendship. Do these thoughts bring to mind a person, maybe even a family, supercharged with this charism of hospitality? I have a family in mind who bleeds it, holy hospitality that is.
Is there a hobby, gift, or talent that has changed your life? Ever had to let go of it only to discover God was calling you to share the gift differently? It’s the question I pose at the end of my latest column for CatholicMom.com. I would be honored if you clicked on over and joined the discussion.