Lent with Saint Therese of Calcutta is adeptly and gracefully written, reflecting the depth of spirituality and understanding of the Catholic faith of its author, Heidi Hess Saxton.
There’s memory. And then there’s reminiscence. What’s the difference? One is vitally important in assessing and discerning your faith journey. The other, well, not so much. Which is which and how do you make good use of it?
Above all, memory work can – and should – mean gratitude and a deepening of your relationship with the heavenly Father, who always knows what is best for you.
When we look at all the bright red hearts scattered everywhere we look, maybe we can think of the bright red heart of St. Valentine, who was martyred for the sake of the Bright Red Heart that was pierced for us on the Cross.
Anna’s life changes upon seeing the Redeemer. Once quiet and introspected, she suddenly gives thanks to God and speaks to everyone she can about the Child. What can we learn from her?