We Are Formed

We Are Formed

We are formed by environment and grace, by politics and prayer, by church and conscience.  All God’s creatures conspire to teach us as well.  We stumble.  We stutter.  We rise.  We are lifted.  – St Anthony of Padua (Feast Day June 13) Every other month I drive...
Skin In The Game

Skin In The Game

The week ahead is, perhaps, the most emotional and turbulent one on the Catholic calendar.  I struggled for weeks trying to write something for my scheduled reflection.  It wasn’t the scriptural events of Holy Week that caused my stomach to churn, it was events in my...
Little Lyleigh

Little Lyleigh

Little Lyleigh was born in June of 2019.  She is the daughter of my son and his wife. Her birth made me a grandma.  Being a mom took time, a lot of practice, trial, and error.  Becoming a grandma was different; I fell right into the role, lying on the floor with...