Author: Anita Guariglia

Behold Your Mother – Part I

On this Mother’s Day of 2018, I would like to give tribute to the “Mother of us all” that was bequeathed to us at the foot of the Cross. Jesus spoke the following words to St. John and the Blessed Mother as he hung suffering and dying for our sins. . .”Woman, behold Your Son,”. . .”Son, behold your Mother.” She wants to help us all in our everyday wants and needs but also to help us finish our journey here on earth and arrive safely to the Heavenly Kingdom of Her Son.

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Jesus I Trust In You – Part III

As my husband was going through a grave and risky surgery, I found myself praying the rosary in the hospital’s ecumenical chapel. As the beads slipped through my fingers, I found myself meditating on the fourth Luminous mystery. . .the Transfiguration. It was then that I heard the words interiorly within, “I am making of Rob a new man.” Words that would give me hope and the strength to return back to the waiting room and sit vigil until the doctor would come out and give us the good news of a successful operation on my husband.

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You’re Gonna Be Okay

From the moment I listened to it, the song haunted me. I felt as if it was my “theme song” for what I was living through. I have not been able to stop listening to it nor praying with it.  I am hooked!  I play it in my car and I play it in my home the minute I walk in the door.  And I know you shall too. . . for it applies to every one of us and our hearts no matter where we find ourselves right now.  In whatever situation we are in. . .hope can be grasped from this song sung by Jenn Johnson.

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