by The Face of Grace Project | Feb 12, 2023 | Presence
Each year around this time I start planning for Lent. What shall I give up? What shall I take on? Continually grasping to worldly things to console emotions and appease passions is self-punishing: we punish ourselves by stepping away from His grace. Jesus is the remedy.
by The Face of Grace Project | Jan 8, 2023 | Presence
Reflecting upon my new year’s resolutions, I realized one is missing: giving up the ‘baggage’ from my past.
by The Face of Grace Project | Sep 11, 2022 | Presence
Jesus is perspective-bending. People ‘don’t know what they don’t know”; since no other perspective but our own makes sense to us, we have difficulty even acknowledging that another way of seeing exists.
by The Face of Grace Project | Aug 6, 2022 | Presence
On the Feast of the Transfiguration, we are reminded to listen to Him. The daily Ignatian Examen prayer gives us an opportunity to learn His voice and recognize it in the small stuff of our life.
by The Face of Grace Project | Jul 11, 2022 | Presence
A caterpillar’s struggle in the cocoon is very much like our own struggle in holiness.
by The Face of Grace Project | Jun 9, 2022 | Presence
Reflections from the book, A Mother’s Holy Hour, are shared in honor of our high saint today, Mary, Mother of Grace.