What Now?

What Now?

You wake up in the morning and it feels the same as any other day.  You get ready to start your day with some quiet time with God.  Today you will be extra grateful for this time spent with God. You have an appointment before work thinking it will be like all the...
Christmas Joy

Christmas Joy

The joy of Christmas is different for everyone. For St. Francis of Assisi both Christ and Mary had a very special place in his heart. On Christmas Eve in 1223, three years prior to his death, Francis had an idea to recreate the scene in Bethlehem, the first crèche at...

Feast of St. Francis and the Transitus

In a few days we will be celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.  For Franciscans this is our big celebration.  St. Francis founded the men’s Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of St. Clare, the Third Order of St. Francis and the Custody of the Holy...
Shadow – Fear

Shadow – Fear

I was driving to work one day and this little voice started to work it’s negativity on me.  I have a variety of names for it but one of them is my shadow.  This shadow of mine likes to wait until the right opportunity when I am tired, overwhelmed, or just trying to do...
CHANGE

CHANGE

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not fighting the old, but building the new.”  – Socrates Have you ever experienced change?  Now you might think that is a silly question, because from the time of our birth to our death, change is...