How to Crush on God.

.. lighting a candle for Who we love. .. from my substack. 🙂 Eglise Saint-Germain-des-PrĂ©s, Paris - Oldest church in Parish by candelight, Ingo Schommer/flikr When I was getting ready for Mass, I couldn’t find my favorite silver drop earrings, the ones I always wear. They weren’t on my desk, they weren’t on the vanity in…

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…

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…

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…

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.…