Listen to Your Heart

Listen to Your Heart

While driving, I heard Roxette’s Listen to Your Heart come on the radio. That refrain stuck with me in a way which is often The Spirit’s way of saying “listen up”. God speaks to us in such a way.  We hear, see, read or think in a way that gets our attention and...
Awareness

Awareness

March 27th, 1845, marks the birthday of German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen, the recipient of the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901.  Dr. Roentgen was awarded this prize for a discovery that he had not set out to find but rather stumbled upon. His finding, which...
Praying Through Fear

Praying Through Fear

The topic for this reflection is frighteningly obvious, Covid19. Each day we hear how the pandemic keeps spreading.  With each new development so grows the uncertainty and fear.  I pray that every one reading this is healthy and safe. I think the “flood gates”...
God Lives in Us

God Lives in Us

Dame Julian of Norwich was a medieval mystic who lived in the 14th century.  She believed that our soul was so profoundly rooted in God and treasured by him that we cannot know it without knowing God first.  “For he loved us before he made us, and after we had been...
Assist Us As We Pray

Assist Us As We Pray

“Be with us, God of glory, assist us as we pray.”  These are the words of the invocation for Morning and Evening praise here at St. Anthony’s.  As often as I have prayed these words, it was only recently that I began to ponder these words and their meaning. Honestly,...