Come.

.. an s-note from my Wine to Water substack. I’ve really had a hard time focusing these past couple of days. You know why.. It feels like I need confession, a purge. Here’s where I am mentally, spiritually, physically: -I cannot write. -I’m having difficulty praying, sitting still, focusing. -All the prep I did for Nano evaporated,…

Caveat City*

Delivery of the Keys, Perugino Entering the fray - August 9, 2020 update I try again, this time, publicly putting my cowardly writing neck out there through @thedivinemirror. I've no clue who will follow along - I can't say I would, there's hardly any structure to what I'm proposing as a writing group - but…

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…

A Sigh of Relief..

Heart of Mary, most pure, pray for us.Heart of Jesus, obedient unto death, pray for us. Well, it's done.. I've an idea of where I want to go. Most crucial is keeping my notebook to collect ideas as they come to me. Thinking begets more thinking.. already have a notebook for this purpose, a nice,…

Begone, Satan.. I consider my Last End.

I'm preparing to die.. *** I say a little prayer as soon as I open mine eyes in the morning. It is this: O my God, my Only Good, the Author of my being, and my Last End, I give thee my heart. Praise, honor, and glory be to Thee for ever and ever. Amen.…

Temptation of Neglect, Begone.

The Temptation of Christ by the Devil, Felix Joseph Barrias. Wrapping up work. Today, I discovered a glaring omission in my work that had to be completed - from about 2 weeks ago, when I was in the throws of watching Twitter, and forgetting the Truth of my vocation. Granted, I would have come across…

Continuing the Struggle to Pray

Jesus Carrying His Cross, Le Sueur 12 noon - Away Twitter, Repulsed by the Liturgy of the Hours - Christian Prayer Version Yes, coming back here. First day away from Twitter (again).. and I have not come up with thinking that will help me figure it out once and for all (maybe). Which is this:…

Take possession of me, Lord..

Holy Trinity by Pierre Mignard. ..Eternal Father, that I may die and go to heaven.. It's 10p.. I will hurry. Just some thoughts.. On Writing Catholic-y stuff.. So many times, I'm always conflicted with whether or not I should be writing.. at all, about anything, whatever. What's the point? I already have had several notebooks,…