Mary’s Month

Mary’s Month

Since my childhood I have always anticipated the month of May.  On the first day of the month, my heart feels excitement of having 31 wonderful days to give special recognition and honor to someone I love dearly – Mary.  May is Mary’s month. Mary has been in my life...
Lepers

Lepers

World Leprosy Day is observed each year on the last Sunday in January.  The date was established in 1954 by French humanitarian Raoul Follereau as a tribute to the life of Mahatma Gandhi who did much work with persons affected by leprosy and died at the end of January...
A Ring Tone

A Ring Tone

A modern Christmas carol – “Mary, Did You Know?” – is the ringtone on my cell phone. This carol speculates on Mary’s thoughts after Jesus’ birth.  Each time my phone rings, and I hear the beginning, “Mary, did you know?”, I consider it a “holy interruption” in...
My Beloved

My Beloved

Have you fallen in love with Jesus?  When – where – how did you fall in love with Jesus?  Who is the holiest person in your life – the person with whom you can speak freely and often about your love for Jesus?  For me, the answer is:  my Grandma. From the moment of my...