Monthly Archives: June 2012

Some Thoughts on Today’s Readings, Saturday, June 30th

An excerpt from the first reading from Lamentations: The Lord has consumed without pity all the dwellings of Jacob; He has torn down in his anger the fortresses of daughter Judah; He has brought to the ground in dishonor her … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, scripture, Scripture Reflections | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Visual for Sunday’s Gospel, July 1, 2012

Mark 5: 21-43 This video has some beautiful images (and a couple of blurred ones) that might help bring the message of the gospel to life and aid your meditation on Mark’s message for Sunday, July 1st.  Enjoy!

Posted in Christian Music, scripture, Scripture Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment


“…I sought to hear the voice of God And climbed the topmost steeple But God declared: Go down again, I dwell among the people…” by Louis I. Newman Here’s the church, and here’s the steeple Open the door and see … Continue reading

Posted in photography, poetry | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

House on a Rock

Gospel Reading for Today, June 28, 2012: Jesus said to his disciples: “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the Kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. Many … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Music, faith, Faith & Children, scripture, Scripture Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Do You Feel Like This?

Do you feel tired, burned out, wilted, faded, thirsty, weary? I (unfortunately) neglected my garden yesterday – not good in this Southeast Louisiana 100 degree heat!  This morning, as I went out in the yard to tend to my plants, … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

He Will Be Called “John”

Readings for Sunday, June 24, 2012 When they came on the eighth day to circumcise the child, they were going to call him Zechariah after his father, but his mother said in reply, “No. He will be called John.” Poor … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Audubon Insectarium Butterflies

We visited the Audubon Insectarium on Canal Street in New Orleans today.  My favorite part of the museum was the butterfly exhibit.  Here are some of my best shots.  Enjoy!  

Posted in gardening/nature, photo entry, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Mother Theresa’s Wisdom

For my birthday, I received the Mother Theresa movie.  I’m looking forward to watching it again, as I find her total surrender to God and complete selflessness amazing and inspiring.  I remember when I was young – first learning about … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Saints | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Just Thinking…

What can I do to make a difference in someone else’s life today? What can I do to protect and foster the joy that God has placed within me? How can I make my family members feel more loved/cherished? How … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments


I woke up this morning, and hurried into the day.  Mistake!  I’ve been trying to develop a habit of (more extended) morning prayer & meditation during the summer months since I’m not having to get up for work.  I thought … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments