Holy Books surround me ..

The Annunciation, Carracci.. I only need to measure the stack of books around me to know when my prayer life is unanchored. Currently surrounding my laptop this moment.. .. with author & section noted: Humility of Heart by Fr. cajetan Mary da Bergamo; #69: "The true reason for which God bestows so many graces upon…

Hello, again – a first snapshot micropost

snapshot from a church in Montreuil.. Nothing like working off 2 hours of sleep & non-stop brew of coffee to get over a writer's block.. I'm going to go ahead and take today & just purge whatever hesitation, unlock whatever noticings I have today. Hopefully, it won't be too reactive - I still have enough…

Everything is pointless unless we pray..

For the 1,000 time.. And seek refuge.. Give ear, O thou that rulest Israel: thou that leadest Joseph like a sheep. Thou that sittest upon the cherubims, shine forth before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasses.79:3 Stir up thy might, and come to save us..Psalm 79, Ad Tertiam, Ss. Joannis et Pauli Martyrum So, I've just done another…

Evoking grace from In Sinu Jesu..

I'd put In Sinu Jesu behind me, but it all came rushing back.. I wasn't expecting to see Jesus. It turned out okay.. why did I even worry? Approached Our Mother, searched with my rosary.. what holy mysteries to pray? The Sorrowful, beginning with the first, His agony in Gethsemane. I'm sitting there, my arms…

I sat with Jesus & Mary.. and suffered.

My prayer corner has gotten much simpler.. It's been over a week, maybe more.. of avoiding my little prayer corner, even though I missed it every single day. It was very brief.. ..a mere turn of the hourglass, about 15 minutes, the quality of which I won't bother mentioning.. But it doesn't matter. My Lord…

I’m Glad to be Back

It's still the Month of Sacred Heart! I haven't wasted June! It is now 2a & I made promises on my bedtime, but I want to finish this work of getting started.. On my mind now.. Is getting to prayer. I'll be honest.. I haven't sat down in front of Jesus for several days now.…

Twitter Detox Attempt #1,625,630

Madonna mit dem Jesuskind und Johannes, Melchior Paul von Deschwanden Mary & Jesus & St. John the Baptist await for me in prayer.. just a little more, my Loves, let me learn to plant my mind again, on one idea for an extended time. Amen. Planning The title from this post comes from the days…