Treats for the Spirit


I have been too busy staying out of hell that I forgot I was headed to heaven.  (Macrina  Wiederkehr, Tree Full of  Angels)

When we sin – we cut the string that ties us to God.  In his mercy, he ties a knot in that string to reestablish our connection – making the string shorter.  As a result we are closer to him after we sin. (Joan Broussard)

Do all things with right intentions.  Although there may be times when you fall short, God will honor your intentions to serve him and bless you for it.    (Joan Broussard)

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.   (Robert Lewis Stevenson)

If you have the courage to face your grief, God will give you the grace to survive and then thrive.    Joan Broussard)

Lord, make your presence known to me.  Help me to pray deeper, without words.  Teach me to listen and hear You speak.    (Joan Broussard)

Your Cross… can run from it, you can drag it, or you can embrace it.   (Bishop Fulton Sheen)

Sometimes the Lord calms the storm…..sometimes he lets the storm rage and calms his child.    (Anonymous)

A mother’s lap is the best place from which to launch a life.   (Sarah M. Hupp)

I blame her for nothing and I forgive her for everything.   (Mary J. Blige)

The call is to become better, stronger and more faithful  than the person who began the journey.  (Joan Broussard)

We should  be the same in church as we are passing in front of church.  (Joan Broussard)

Faith is what we know, even though we don’t believe it.  (Flannery O’Connor)



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