The thought of getting ready for Christmas overwhelms me. Decorating the house, buying the gifts, making the reservations, baking the sweets, dragging the kids to forced memory making, and partying with friends all mesh with the day to day activities that already fill life. How is it possible to fit all the extra into a… Continue reading advent is coming
prayer – the novena
"I'll pray for you."
This is what we say to other people of faith when we don't know what else to say. We hear words proclaiming sickness or family strife or difficult decisions and then we nod, with sympathetic eyes, and say the words. I'll pray for you.
I do. I do pray. I throw that prayer up to God and let it float away, wondering as I watch it go if it will find its way...make its mark...even matter at all.
rosary for paris
It is in these times that I am grateful for my faith. I don't know what to do or say or think, but I do know how to pray.