"For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?
"I'm A Lover of Your Presence" by Bryan & Katie Torwalt //
Last month, in an effort to spruce up my home for the new year, I joined a list to receive a daily housecleaning task e-mail. As I dutifully vacuumed out the couch and fluffed the cushions, I found a Playmobil sword, a plastic googly eye, a twisty tie, two paperclips, 37 cents, and three dirty tissues. On my way to throw them away, I stepped on some spilled cereal and cleared a forgotten bowl from the table, // daily devotionals for women catholic
Throwin it back to this post because it is one of my all time favorite quotes ever and keeps my wild thoughts grounded when I start going down a rabbit hole - ya feel me• • • • •
I feel this First Reading in my bones. Naaman the leper was sent to Elisha the prophet. His problem was pretty obvious and Naaman had the reasonable, faith-filled expectation that he would be physically healed by the holy man. But instead of waving a magic wand, Elisha sends him to wash in the Jordan river—not once but seven times. Say what? So instead, in a move that sounds all too familiar, Naaman throws a hissy fit:// daily devotionals for women catholic