Holy Souls and Cloistered Hearts – Part I

In this month of the Holy Souls, one such holy soul that I never met physically but was united to “spiritually” is given praise for the wonderful life that she led in giving to others through her book “The Cloistered Heart” and also her blogspot entitled “The Cloistered Heart.” In Part II, I will go on to share my own personal experience with this wonderful soul and how a beautiful friendship evolved between both of us through connecting through a blog!

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Pain, Blessings and a Heart Full of Gratitude

The other night during my Holy Hour, I was reflecting on my life over the past 6 months and I felt God calling me to really look at everything I am grateful for. Many times, unfortunately, our gratitude to God is conditional, based on how great life is going for us, but the true test of gratitude is when we can practice it even in the moments when it’s hardest to feel and see.

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Go Make a Difference

“Go Make a Difference” are “chorus lyrics” from a song written by Steve Angrisano and Tom Tomaszek that should be a recessional song at every Mass for the faithful to exit back into the world with. It’s a song that voices the spirit of hope and of peace and it was sung in the living room of my home on a hot summer’s night the last Friday of the month of August. It was belted out by 34 people with “Jesus” in their hearts and a great “light” in their eyes. A “light” to be seen by the world and not to be hidden!

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