Frassati Reflection: The Extraordinary Within the Ordinary

Naaman came with his horses and chariots and stopped at the door of Elisha’s house. The prophet sent him the message: “Go and wash seven times in the Jordan, and your flesh will heal, and you will be clean.” But Naaman went away angry, saying, “I thought that he would surely come out and stand … More Frassati Reflection: The Extraordinary Within the Ordinary

7 Quick Takes: Crazy Dreams, Blessed Is She, and Basketball

Linking up with Kelly. —1— The weather has been all over the place lately—two weeks ago, it was freezing cold with record lows and terrible winds; then last week it was so nice and sunny outside that I went running in the park in shorts! It was great to spend a warm day outside in … More 7 Quick Takes: Crazy Dreams, Blessed Is She, and Basketball

Over at Ignitum Today: Talents, Vocation, and Stewardship

Our gifts are all meant to be used for a certain purpose; we shouldn’t be discouraged when they don’t pan out for a particular use but should prayerfully seek the right setting. Generosity and frugality are both gifts when used correctly; so are shyness and boldness, spontaneity and careful planning. We are all given a … More Over at Ignitum Today: Talents, Vocation, and Stewardship

Frassati Reflection: Feast of St. Bridget of Kildare

I wrote the following reflection last year, and I thought it would be appropriate to share today on the feast of St. Bridget: Ignitum Today: St. Bridget: Half Princess, Half Slave, Wholly a Saint Bridget was born half princess, half slave—and what a fitting description this is for our human condition. From her humble origins, … More Frassati Reflection: Feast of St. Bridget of Kildare