PRECIOUS

 June Whoever has the eyes of a child, is surrounded by wonders. J.K.   PRECIOUS   Recently I looked after Florie, age four. When I announced “Now we’re going outside for a little while,” she nodded very intelligently: “I’ll put on my mud pants!” I soon understood why they were so important. Lucky it is, […]

Read more

CARE

APRIL When love is awakened, it must be nurtured. Even if is awakened spontaneously, it does not grow by itself. J.K.   Care I visited a friend. She and her husband were having a bit of a hard time at the moment. He had just come back from shopping, two children in tow. Even before […]

Read more

RAISED

MARCH The Easter person is a person of inner joy. It is joy that God loves us. J.K.   raised A young father said the following about his daughter: “I love her so dearly. Of course I know that it would not be good, but I would love to protect her from all the dangers […]

Read more

SOUL DEPTH

February If we want to educate ourselves in a healthy manner and become physically resilient, we must try to process undigested impressions. J.K.     SOUL DEPTH As we know, rubble and debris are not only found in nature, but sometimes also in us. Yes, so much can settle in the soul if it is not processed: Harsh […]

Read more

Measuring Up

January Gratitude is always a sign of a noble person J. K. Measuring Up Where do I stand? How do I want to proceed? Obvious questions at the beginning of a new year. When  satisfaction does not dominate the answers to these questions but the pain of “not yet achieved,” the heart feels downcast. A […]

Read more

God in Diapers!

“What is the image of God that shines forth from the manger?   God in diapers! God is unveiled as the God of an inconceivably divine and merciful love, as the God of an inconceivably divine and condescending love, and of an inconceivably wise,    divine love. … The love that the God-man shows us here […]

Read more

Ave Maria Immaculata!

A short reflection for the day of the Immaculata, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Father Joseph Kentenich attested that a pure person possesses natural dignity that comes from God and a pure person knows how to preserve it. Purity makes a person receptive to grace and ready to fulfill […]

Read more

Walk on All Souls Day

Thank you for each of our co-sisters   The sky is grey, and the colored leaves are falling. Come join me as I walk to our sisters’ cemetery to give thanks for the lives that have blessed mine. See here the ones who are your own! The small! The pure! Graciously unite them to yourself, […]

Read more

At Second Glance – 07

            Let us see every created thing as a great, illustrated book of God, as a book with readings about him. J. Kentenich  Streetlights “Bringing shadows into focus, I brighten this day, and dance in the houses of this time” (Clueso). Brightening this day … Sometimes our day does not start very brightly. Let alone […]

Read more

At Second Glance – 06

Let us see every created thing as a great, illustrated book of God, as a book with readings about him. J. Kentenich Vitamins Often we are in fast mode when we go shopping—and when we are doing other things. We seldom have a genuine encounter with others. But when it happens, it is a good […]

Read more