Monthly Archives: April 2013

God is Love

So, what is Benedict praying for? This question occupies my mind.  And, there is no true answer.  But, we all really do know.  He is praying for us and for the Church.  He is praying that we come to know … Continue reading

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Two Different Kinds of Sadness

Tonight I am experiencing two different types of sadness.  The first is sadness for our world and my country.  Why do people think they can go around bombing, killing and maiming people?  In particular, why are we killing children?  What … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Benedict XVI

Your Holiness, Thank you for your sacrifice.  I accompanied you for some of your journey.  I love you.   I love the Lord.  You have helped me by reminding me about the essentials and the need to have a friendship with … Continue reading

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Begging for Benedict tonight.

This was the most exhausting week.  I just couldn’t write last night.  I’m not sure I can tonight but I’m here and have some time.  That doesn’t mean I can process all of what I want to say so I … Continue reading

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Mercy

We are headed for Divine Mercy Sunday.  As I read Benedict, he follows the liturgical year pretty closely so I am sure his reflections are on the topic of mercy.  Some of what I really like about Francis is his … Continue reading

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Easter Monday

Now that it is Easter Monday, I must acknowledge that I still like what Francis says.  Family called me on being petty about his actions.  I’ve been thinking about that. I suppose my example of naming his successor as a … Continue reading

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