Divine Mercy for Feisty Folks (Like Me…)

Some of the most gentle-hearted, kind, and loving individuals I have met are devoted to the Divine Mercy of God.  They "turn the other cheek," are soft-spoken, think before they speak, accept injustices with patience... I'm not one of them. Oh, don't get me wrong... I love the "Divine Mercy devotion"... the one that spread [...]

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Life Unexpected – Part VII… “Humility”

(To go to the beginning of this story, please click here.) I love people. From my earliest memory, and from stories my parents would tell me, I was never afraid of people, even if they had cruel intentions.  I love to look into each person's eyes, my favorite part about the human body... as an [...]

Saints, Sinners, and Humble Pie

It's All Saints' Day today... Yeah, and to properly picture All Saints Day, most of us see floating muscular people with Italian feet perfectly posed. Me?  Today I look like some wretched sinner groveling in the corner of Michelangelo's "Last Judgment" painting.  Complete with bags under my eyes from 3 hours' sleep last night. I [...]