Browsing the 2023 archive of Where is God in this?
Cancer. Death. Hope. Glory.
Posted by Laura Diaz on 3/20/23
Cancer. Death of a parent. Hope. Glory of God. At yesterday’s Confirmation, Year One Session, we talked about the Sacraments of Healing, one being Reconciliation and the other Anointing of the Sick. A youth shared about receiving the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick when they were a child ... Read More »
Privileged. Blessed. What is God telling you?
Posted by Laura Diaz on 2/28/23
Blessed or privileged, there is a big difference. This is what a Bishop said at a talk this past weekend. The thought keeps floating around my head. I don’t think I realize how privileged I am. I live in America. I have an apartment. I have a car. I ... Read More »
40 Days of Becoming a Living Being
Posted by Laura Diaz on 2/21/23
Last week I asked how you love yourself, reflecting on Jesus’ command to “love your neighbor as yourself”. It’s easy for me to be kind, helpful, and caring of others, but it’s challenging for me to do those things for myself. Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday. We begin the season ... Read More »
Posted by Laura Diaz on 2/13/23
Do you have kind thoughts about yourself? Do you take the time to eat well? Do you get enough sleep? Do you do some sort of physical activity 30 minutes a day? Do you pray for yourself?
You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Leviticus 19:18b
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Trust God. Choose God's Ways.
Posted by Laura Diaz on 2/06/23
Are you all hanging on tight on this roller coaster we call life?! The past week was very busy with Sessions for children and their families, Adult Confirmation, middle schoolers, and High School Confirmation. I always find myself so amazed as many of you share with me stories of ... Read More »
Be the Light
Posted by Laura Diaz on 1/30/23
Last week seemed to be a rough one on many levels. Some things on the news: mass shootings, disturbing video released, shootings and bombings in the Middle East…A couple of friends asked me to pray because of serious illnesses in their families…A couple of you asked me to pray because ... Read More »
Posted by Laura Diaz on 1/24/23
Do you ever have one of those days, you know, where things are not going right, or you are overwhelmed? A friend just said this to me, followed by, we all have them. Yes, I have those days…Since October I have been working three full-time jobs by myself, trying so hard ... Read More »
How Do You Shine the Light?
Posted by Laura Diaz on 1/09/23
Today we celebrate The Baptism of the Lord, the last day of the Christmas Season. With a bit of sadness that this joyful season is coming to an end, I took all the ornaments off my Christmas Tree this morning. When I get home tonight I will take the ... Read More »
Slow Down, Bask in the Light
Posted by Laura Diaz on 1/03/23
9 days ago we celebrated Christ’s birth. 2 days ago we celebrated the beginning of a new year. How did your celebrations go? Did you gather with family? With friends? Did you do longtime Christmas traditions, create new traditions, or both? Did you experience a joyful Christmas Mass ... Read More »