Sharing Your Catholic Faith Story by Nancy Ward

God is always present with us and inviting us into a relationship with Him. That relationship, in turn, becomes a means to healing and spiritual growth. All the religious practices and insights in the world will mean little to us without first knowing Him. Sharing You Catholic Faith Story: Tools, Tips, and Testimonies is aContinue reading “Sharing Your Catholic Faith Story by Nancy Ward”

The Rescue

It was a small thing, Barely visible to the eye; Easily trampled and kicked about, When it fell into the road Among the throngs Hurrying on their way Somewhere More important.   Rain falling; A torrent rushing, Sweeping fiercely, Forward flinging, Halting briefly On stones, In gullies, swirling— Lost in current.   Falling deeply EndlessContinue reading “The Rescue”

How to Live an Extraordinary Life

I like inspirational movies. One of my favorites is The Natural (Tristar Pictures, 1984), starring Robert Redford, Glenn Close, and Robert Duvall. A famous line in the movie comes when Redford’s character, Roy Hobbs, shares his dream and motivation in life. After expressing regret that he could have been the best in baseball, he explains whyContinue reading “How to Live an Extraordinary Life”

Delight

Seeing my wife in the morning brings me joy. Her smile warms my heart. Her inner beauty and love delight my soul. Could it be that that’s how God feels about us? Despite knowing our every fault and failing, He delights in us. He’s the Prodigal Father who grieves His son’s departure and then unconditionallyContinue reading “Delight”