Tag Archives: Mary

Giving Birth to God

In my youth, I attended Catholic schools.  In that setting, I was taught a great deal about Mary, the mother of Jesus.  The Mary I learned about was pure, humble, obedient, silent and long-suffering.  As an adult, I came to … Continue reading

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Fragment Ointment: Applying Care at the Right Time

We sat in a circle around a small table on which a single purple candle burned. After slowing reading together on of the psalms from the Hebrew Bible, one of the women read a passage from the Gospel of John. … Continue reading

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Mary: A Higher Power

I received email recently from one of my high school classmates. While we haven’t seen each other since high school, we reconnected last year through Facebook. She’s been in a 12-step program for many years and commented about the importance … Continue reading

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