Editor’s Note: It’s my pleasure to share my friend Christine’s story with you about why she gave up, of all things, make-up for Lent last year. Make-up? Indeed! It’s a fun, light-hearted read, but Christine also shared some very personal thoughts about her Lenten journey. It forced me to ask: to what do I cling, worship, what have I made into an idol? As we approach Ash Wednesday, these are certainly some good questions to take to prayer.
When Dr. Tom Neal asked me to write a guest post for the Year of Faith blog, he gave me two instructions: 1) the post must center around women and faith, and 2) it be under 500 words. Seriously? I get one shot on a topic I am most passionate about and am only alloted 500 words? … [Read more…]
Even though there are words here, given I didn’t write them, I’m giving myself permission to enter it into the Wordless Wednesday annals. Here’s a beautiful image and reflection of our Blessed Mother from Christina McShane in the Spring 2011 issue of Radiant Magazine. Tip of the hat to my sister Sarah and friend Alicia … [Read more…]