I can imagine that Mary, with her motherly heart and closeness to her Son, was ever-so proud of the Apostles. I can imagine her face, beaming with joy, and her lips offering prayers of praise and thanksgiving to God. Because of the important position the Apostles had in Jesus’ life, they must have had an important position in Mary’s life as well.
I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing with the always awesome Allison Gingras, author, speaker, and radio host about my new book, “My Queen, My Mother: A Living Novena.” I’m grateful for this opportunity to share more of the intriguing, unusual, and blessed as I embarked on my Marian pilgrimage across America.
It can be so very hard to forgive. But, Jesus requires us to – not just once, but repeatedly and completely. In this episode of Everyday Spirituality, I talk about the devastating effects of unforgiveness and the one essential component in the forgiveness process that we all seem to miss.
This is so exciting, the thought of it makes me squeal with joy! In honor of my book, My Queen, My Mother: A Living Novena, we’re celebrating with a very special project: Shrines Across American Blog Tour! Beginning today, June 4, we’re going on tour across America visiting the favorite Read more…
Stressed out? Overcommitted? How do you get out of that trap? There’s a tool I use for discernment in every situation – what I should do, and what I shouldn’t do. Here’s how it works.
Mary does come to us, however. She comes to us every day, will day long, and in so many ways each day. She visits us in our homes, our cars, workplaces, schools, even at the gym, library, or grocery store. She comes to visit us wherever we are and whatever we’re doing.
Real, lasting peace begins with the struggle to rid ourselves of sin. To reach real peace, we need Mary to guide us and Christ to strengthen us. Only then will we be truly at peace. Learn more in Episode 6 of Everyday Spirituality: “What is REAL Peace?”