King of Hearts

By Deborah Kendrick     Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.    Psalm 130: [...]

Jesus I Trust in You: Putting Out Your Net

By Allison Gingras “If you are going to trust God, then trust God.” These wise words were spoken often by my beloved spiritual director, Deacon Jerry Ryan; who passed away in January. [...]

The 1.3-mile Witness

By Alyssa Bormes It was May 1982, and I didn’t exactly have a date to the prom, which was really called a dinner dance, which meant you could still go if you didn’t have a date. Another friend [...]

Keep Trying!

By Emily Cavins     Just when you thought your eloquent explanation would be a big hit, you learn that not only did it fall of deaf ears but you were greeted with eye rolls and [...]

Grace of Yes Book Club: The Grace of Integrity, Chapter 4

From the Archives: A Reflection from the first-annual Read Between the WINEs Summer Book Club! Featuring  The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living by Lisa Hendey. Which would also [...]

Advice for worried moms

By Lynda MacFarland   A mom recently asked for some online parenting advice. This was my response. There were a lot of others, but this is my blog entry so I’ll only post what I [...]

Festina Lenta – Making Haste Slowly in 2019

By Elizabeth Tomlin   At 12 am on January 1, 2019, my family gathered around the TV screen to watch the ball drop in Time Square.  Droves of people, saturated from spending the day in [...]

Look Up

By Julie Kenney   The winter solstice has passed yet it feels like we are still stuck in the ditch of darkness.  Days are dingy, the holidays are past, and Spring seems a long way off. Yet [...]

Do Whatever He Tells You

By Caralyn, of BeautyBeyondBones     “Do whatever He tells you.” John 2:5. Ah, the Wedding at Cana. If the Gospel had a “Top Hits” billboard list, then this story would easily be in the [...]