Posts Categorized: GWF

Book Club — Weekend Project — “Seven Levels…”

Referring to his idea of Intimacy as a real need, Matthew Kelly says, “This restlessness is our hearts yearning for intimacy. In our efforts to feel complete, worthy, fulfilled, and contented we often chase pleasure, possessions, and achievements.”  However, these moments while they can feel satisfying, are fleeting.  “the aftermath of these experiences leaves us… Read more »

Book Club — Assignment — “Seven Levels of Intimacy”

Take some time throughout the next 24 hours and take a deep look at any “love/hate” relationships that may be in your life. Then look back, have any relationships gone from “love/hate” to indifference?  Have you walked away from them, thinking “oh well, not my problem!”.  How has that left you feeling?  Feel free to… Read more »

Book club – “The Seven Levels of Intimacy”

Matthew Kelly has a gift for bringing the complexities of human nature to mere reality. Beginning with his “Love is a choice.” in the prologue, Mr. Kelly hits with the realization straight off.  “Sex is not Intimacy, “ let’s us know the book is about more than the physical. So now is the time to… Read more »

Book Club — “The Seven Levels of Intimacy”

The book club will begin on July 10th. The book “The Seven Levels of Intimacy”–The Art of Loving and the Joy of Being Loved” written by Matthew Kelly. Have you ever wondered if you are holding yourself back from engaging in more meaningful relationships due to fear of intimacy. Even though we desire intimacy in… Read more »

Pentecost Novena Day 3

Thou, of all consolers best, Visiting the troubled breast, Dost refreshing peace bestow.

The Value of Babies

Until reading the scripture and St. Jerome’s quote–that image didn’t exist in my mind. However, what an amazing image that is—at least for me. And it makes sense to me. Our babies are in our belly’s for nine months, through this time there is a small angel just sitting…

National Infant Loss Awareness Day – October 15

October 15, is National Infant Loss Awareness Day– a day of celebration?!!!  YES!!!!! Everything that the Father gives me will come to me,  I will not reject anyone who comes to me.   John 6:37 The pains in our hearts sometimes are more than we can take, the hole in hearts seems larger each day,… Read more »

Let Us Be The Light

“For so the Lord hath commanded us: I have set thee to be the light of the Gentiles; that thou mayest be for salvation unto the utmost part of the earth.“ Acts Of Apostles 13:47 Let us be the light! As disciples of God, Barnabas and Simon set out with the Holy Spirit, so should… Read more »

Drifting away

Drifting away.   DRIFTING AWAY!! Gazing out at the array of boats and ships docked at the pier, my mind begins to wander. With the  gentle rocking of the hulls, the perpetual movement of the ocean is evident, yet watching from a distance the calm waters look so smooth, soothing, and relaxing, even almost still…. Read more »