Tag Archives: Blessed Virgin Mary

Being Our Lady of Sorrows

I love St. Simon of Cyrene. I love that he was plucked out of nowhere, forced into a task he despised, and found eternity in the process. I love that he kept Jesus company on the road to Calvary. I … Continue reading

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The Day After the Annunciation

Yesterday the world stopped spinning. The whole earth trembled. Heaven came down to earth as the Word was made flesh in my womb. Mine. Though I am no queen, no prophetess, no Judith or Esther or Deborah. Here in this … Continue reading

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I Don’t Like the Rosary–6 Reasons I Pray It Anyway

A few months ago I went to confession at a conference where I was speaking and made the mistake of wearing my nametag into the confessional. Now, I’m not terribly concerned that Father would connect my name with my sins–it’s … Continue reading

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