Month: May 2015

A new rest in restlessness

“You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.” – St. Augustine of Hippo I am often restless. It used to be that I was restless without being aware that I was restless. I was too busy trying to distract myself with activity, entertainment, or company to know that I was restless. My restlessness stemmed from a fear of being alone for I was greatly afraid of what I might find out in []

Hands Wide Open

Letting go – not because there is no choice (as I was wont to do in the past) but because it gives me joy and freedom to bless others with the same freedom with which I am loved. That is the freedom that God gives me every day… The freedom to make mistakes, to repent, to start again, to fall again, to grow wise…. The freedom to love,┬áreally┬álove him – not because he’s God, but because in my daily falling and rising []

Mother’s Day

To mothers near, to mothers far; To mothers here, to mothers no longer with us; To mothers who love tenderly, to mothers []