love… it’s not just an emotion…

It's Valentines' Day... a day when emotions run high... some good... some not so good... Those with a true love in their lives may find themselves elated... but some beloveds experience disappointment... when high expectations go unmet... Others... those who find themselves alone... on a day defined by love... may be depressed... and feel even lonelier... But… Continue reading love… it’s not just an emotion…

emotionally driven faith…

The spiritual discipline this week in the study with sisters... Daily Examen... is a prayerful evaluation of your last twenty-four hours... Begin with thanks... consider... When did I feel closest to Him today...? Why...? then ask yourself... When did I feel farthest from Him today...? Why...? then close your time of prayer with repentance... and praise... What I discovered...… Continue reading emotionally driven faith…

holding loosely to my need for peace…

The lesson of enduring faith... and the holding loosely to the things of this world... includes my emotions...Sunday evening... feeling stressed... pressed by time... led to me willing peace in my spirit... trying to hold tight to my emotions...It didn't work... the first hint of confrontation... caused me to blow... overreact... apologies ensued...Today... feeling weary...… Continue reading holding loosely to my need for peace…