Hope from the Holy Spirit

" . . . hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us." ~ Romans 5:5 We make the monthly schedule for Everyday Ediths at the beginning of the year, but the Holy Spirit must be at work in our choice …

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I Don’t Want Your Freedom

Read the title.  Can you hear George Michael (RIP) singing?  Is the song stuck in your head now?  Because it's been stuck in mine for the past couple of days as I contemplated this month's theme! I'm not sure what George Michael intended to convey in the song, but it got me thinking.  When my …

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A Different Image of Catholic Femininity

If you ask someone to choose an illustration of "Catholic femininity" what do you think they might describe? An aproned Mother in a kitchen surrounded by a small army of well-behaved children? A traditionally habited nun, eyes downcast in prayer? A modest school girl with a plaid skirt covering her knees? An elderly lady kneeling …

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