Once incredibly fearful of the Sacrament of Reconciliation - my experience with a friendly, enthusiastic priest changed all that. Have you ever been called back into the confessional? While I still get butterflies before a Confession [discomfort is good indication of contrition - more of that in the podcast below] over the years, the Holy Spirit has shown me what a true GIFT participating in this Sacrament is. Do not thin of it as being made to go but of actually BEING ALLOWED to go to Confession! God provides this amazing experience of actually HEARING the words, "Your sins are forgiven." That is not all He gives us - he also takes our guilt, shame, and pain and fills us GRACE! His Holy Spirit within us, that Spirit which helps us to strive closer toward holiness, and so much more!
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Sweet reflection Upon returning home and today too as I write, I can’t stop thinking about those wonderful and insightful women and how their daily activities, their “creations,” honor our beautiful Creator. What do you love to do? Do you see it as a way of honoring your Creator? Continue reading ...