Unclenching my hands

Unclenching my hands

To commemorate the first day of Lent 2018 here is a sneak peek from my book that will hopefully encourage us all to prepare for this Lenten season.  For each Lenten season I try to come up with a practice or activity that will awaken my consciousness and remind me to...
Beyond Oppression – Lenten prayer 2017

I Can’t Imagine – Lenten Prayer 2017

Dear Father in Heaven, This past week has been somewhat physically challenging with the chronic muscle pain in my arm and the muscle tightness in my upper back.  Although the discomfort is tolerable I’m becoming a bit weary.  However the timing of all this seems...
Beyond Oppression – Lenten prayer 2017

Invitation of Grace – Lenten Prayer

Sweet Jesus, you rock my world.  You did the unimaginable.  Even thinking about what you went through before your crucifixion, it’s beyond my human comprehension.  Yes, I can understand the facts, know it by heart, but to try to remotely empathize with the...
Beyond Oppression – Lenten prayer 2017

Walk me through your son’s story

Dear Father in Heaven, there are a few pictures in my photo album that I would like to tear up, as I think I look awful or some photos ignite a negative reaction in me.  I confess that I have a similar reaction to your holy word as there are some stories I’d like to...