Time To Be On Our Own

A time to scatter stones, and a time to gather them; a time to embrace, and a time to be far from embraces. Ecclesiastes 3:5 My need for order in my life makes it unlikely that I’ll ever embrace the opportunity to “scatter” stones. I’m far more likely to arrange them in neat piles or … Continue reading

A Time To Dance

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance. Ecclesiastes 3:4 My husband and I recently attended a wedding. Actually, Mike witnessed the marriage and I tagged along. The couple involved are wonderful young people who seem well-prepared for this commitment. Since they generously invited us … Continue reading

With Gratitude…

This extremely long post offers a farewell to the Carmelite Priests who have served in my parish for the past twenty-seven years. For those who aren’t a part of my parish family, I commend you and thank you for your endurance in making it to the bottom of the page… The writer in me wonders … Continue reading

A Time To…

A time to be born and a time to die; A time to plant and a time to uproot the plant. Ecclesiastes 3:2 A time to be born… I enjoy the outdoors because of the constant change evidenced there. The entire world seems to engage in rebirth during springtime. This growth continues throughout summer when … Continue reading

A Time To Be Free

God has made everyone appropriate to their time, and has put the timeless into their hearts, from beginning to end, the work which God has done. Ecclesiastes 3:11 Though I enjoy the revelry with which we begin the month of July, this page of the calendar also reminds me of significant losses in my life. … Continue reading

It’s Time!

There is an appointed time for everything and a time for every affair under the heavens. Ecclesiastes 3:1 Time management is almost always an issue. If you interact with others in any way, you understand. In my case, even when I set aside a day or a few hours for my own use, I find … Continue reading