Sorrow

Rocking Chair Worriers

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 02/24/2017

in Ordinary Time

February 26, 2017 – Eigth Sunday of Ordinary Time “Don’t worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take of itself.” {Mt. 6:34a”) Rocking Chair Worriers Sometimes we sit in a rocking chair rocking back and forth, back and fort h. Maybe minds are rocking chairs, back and forth worrying, past and future, ancient ages or futuristic fantasies, […]

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Catcher of Tears

by Sr. Juliemarie Mcdonald, SND. on 12/02/2016

in Advent

Second Sunday of Advent “Produce good fruit as evidence of your repentance.” [Mt  3:8] Catcher of Tears Broken, wounded, unhealed, yet I Resist your call to grace and growth. “Some Other time, God. Not now! Let me weep.” Kind God, catcher of my tears, when I pleaded with you, “Enough, enough! No more, Lord. Healing […]

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Joy to the World

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 04/17/2014

in Easter

The Resurrection of the Lord–Easter  April 20, 2014 Joy to the World Joy to the world Rang out at the end of Advent For the Lord had come. Joy to the world Rings out once more For the Lord has risen! Both seasons, Advent and Lent Called us to patience and waiting. Hope filled our […]

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Rocking Chair Worriers

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 02/27/2014

in Ordinary Time

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time–Cycle A March 2, 2014 “Don’t worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take care of itself.” (Matthew 6:34a) Rocking Chair Worriers Sometimes we sit in a rocking chair rocking back and forth, back and forth. Maybe minds are rocking chairs, back and forth worrying, past and future, ancient ages or futuristic fantasies, […]

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Catcher of Tears

by Sr. Juliemarie McDonald, SND on 12/05/2013

in Advent

Second Sunday of Advent–Cycle A December 8, 2013 “Produce good fruit as evidence of your repentance.” (Matthew 3:8) Catcher of Tears Broken, wounded, unhealed, yet I Resist your call to grace and growth. “Some Other time, God. Not now! Let me weep.” Kind God, catcher of my tears, when I pleaded with you, “Enough, enough! […]

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