Prayers

The Symphony That Silences

I have heard my Lord calling to me in the night, His voice tender and sweet. The voice of my Beloved is music, healing balm, to my broken heart. And my soul cannot help but to sing a song of love and thanksgiving in reply. The prayers of the Rosary and The Song of Songs are the lyrics of our love song. I have also heard the whispered hissing and incessant manipulative chatter of the evil spirits. The demons want only to tear me away from my Beloved and they know that it is in hearing His harmonious soothing song that I am drawn ever closer to His Heart. They utter words that entice me to doubt who my Lord has said I am and the everlasting unconditional love He has professed to me. “Who do you think you are? Why would the Lord of Creation love you? You are nothing. You matter to no one. You...[Read More]

Unchangeable Dignity

If you are a victim of any form of abuse, struggling to hear the voice of your gentle Savior calling you His Beloved, this post is for you.

A Meditation on the Divine Mercy Chaplet

As I have been praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet for some time now, I have deepened my understanding of this very powerful prayer. How remarkable it is that our Lord Himself dictated the Chaplet of Divine Mercy to Saint Faustina. Jesus appeared to her and instructed her in how, when, and why God asks us to offer His sorrowful Passion to His Father in atonement for the sins of the whole world. The prayers of this chaplet are addressed to God the Father Almighty. As I pray, I am literally begging God, my Creator, to spare me and to have mercy on not just my soul but on all souls. It struck me that like Moses at the time of the golden calf incident, I am asking God to have mercy on His people by reminding Him of His Love and Mercy in the past. In this case, I am reminding Him of His great merc...[Read More]