Without a Sword

By Hilary Scheppers     Prayer before reading: Thank you for this day, Lord, where we can learn about who You are through Your written Word. Thank you, Lord, for this community of women [...]

A Honey-Do List for the Lord?

By Sherry Antonetti    “Speak Lord, your servant is listening.”   I thought about how we might try saying this before the Eucharist while in adoration.  How often do we ask God to listen to all [...]

Focus on the Real Presence

By Sherry Brownrigg     My grandmother lived to be almost 104 years old. She was a witness to incredible technological advances that happened in the twentieth century and even lived [...]

The Ultimate Blessing!

By Lynda MacFarland     I’m studying the Old Testament right now, and one thing this has led me to ponder is that God’s will for all creation is for blessing, which means the power of [...]

Everything is Grace—Especially Snow Days

By Elizabeth Tomlin     We did not anticipate snow this morning. I expected a few more sunny, crisp fall days for my lingering roses, but they now hold ice crystals. Today was supposed [...]

Bingo with Jack

By Alyssa Bormes     I remember the glory days of church bingo at the St. Mary’s Bazaar in Aberdeen, S.D. when I was a little girl. Don’t get me wrong; I would still take a spin on the [...]

When God Uses Hard Things to Bring Us Into His Good Plan

By Sarah Damm   I quietly lay there, waiting to see my baby’s heartbeat on the ultrasound screen. The technician, very compassionately and professionally, informed me that there was not one [...]