Goodness (next day repost)

My God, Why do good things             happen to bad people? The common good             protects and serves             but objectifies. My God, Why do bad things             happen to good people? The common good             provides law and order             but judges without compassion My God, How can I be indifferent             regardless ofContinue reading “Goodness (next day repost)”

Goodness

My God, Why do good things             happen to bad people? The common good             protects and serves             but objectifies. My God, Why do bad things             happen to good people? The common good             provides law and order             but judges without compassion My God, How can I be indifferent             regardless ofContinue reading “Goodness”

Detachment

There is a worldly conceit, a love of selfish success, the trappings of façades, the false appeal of trifles. “The world’s joys are bewitching. Its people are appealing. Its counterfeit joys, although shallow, catch many.”[1] So, make acts of thanksgiving for the graces and blessings of holy poverty… Be happy with a humble soul. SavedContinue reading “Detachment”

Detachment

There is a worldly conceit, a love of selfish success, the trappings of façades, the false appeal of trifles. “The world’s joys are bewitching. Its people are appealing. Its counterfeit joys, although shallow, catch many.”[1] So, make acts of thanksgiving for the graces and blessings of holy poverty… Be happy with a humble soul. SavedContinue reading “Detachment”

Tenderness (Psalm 16)

Dear Mother, keep me safe.    I rest assured with your protection. “You are my God.    without you, there is no goodness.” Your people, who share with us, are wonderful.    I take great delight in them. Those who worship other gods    have troubled hearts. I will not make sacrifices for those gods..Continue reading “Tenderness (Psalm 16)”

Cultivator (Psalm 8)

My Lady and our God,    hallowed be your name on earth as it is in heaven Your glory is confirmed by all the earth    and throughout the cosmos. Even from the mouths of babes    we know the Truth,    which silences our foes,    and thwarts our nemeses As I consider theContinue reading “Cultivator (Psalm 8)”

Wellness (Psalm 23)

Our Lady is my shepherd; I shall not be in want. I rest assured with Her in green pastures, She leads me to placid pools, She restores my soul.   She guides me with flawless bearing to be renewed and refreshed. even though I walk through the valley of naughting,   I will not abideContinue reading “Wellness (Psalm 23)”