Let nothing disturb you, let nothing frighten you. All things are passing away. God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Whoever has God lacks nothing.” St. Teresa of Avila

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Captured by Her Beauty and His Gaze

Walking into a reception room to meet with the Pastor for an appointment at Notre Dame Church in New Hyde Park, I am captivated and drawn into an exquisite portrait of the Blessed Mother and Her Son Jesus. The image touches me so deeply that I can think of nothing else but taking the picture down off the wall and finding out who the artist is!

Embracing Mama Mary

A facebook video of a little girl named Emma Jo sparks contemplation from within on what it would be like to give Mama Mary a spiritual hug.

The Outstretched Arms of Jesus

Entering into the Easter Triduum of 2019, we are given a way to please Jesus and the Father through the merits of His Holy Wounds. It is a devotion for a lifetime in contemplating His great love for us and for obtaining conversions as He has promised to Sister Mary Martha Chambon.

Surprised By Waves of “Happy”

On a routine dental visit, a transformation takes place in the waiting room as I listen to the song “Happy” sung by Pharrell Williams. The song’s lyrics bring forth a complete state of “joy” and enlighten my soul as to what Jesus is breathing forth into my new life.