It is literally six days since the official beginning of our September Pilgrimage to see Pope Frances. I have not felt that spiritual high since the ride home from the meeting. In fact it has been a never-ending crisis, I no sooner resolve one issue, that another one arises, a whirlwind, with no time to think, to ponder, to breathe.
I know intellectually, distractions are temptations to succumb to either sin or defeat. To me, they are an attempt to give up my resolve about writing these things down. I have to say I have been a little disheartened. I haven’t been able to get it on paper until now. But then I think, you know what they say; want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. I quickly remember…. I AM NOT IN CONTROL!!!
Control is an issue for me, as I like things to be a certain way, it makes me happy. The best way to tempt me is; mess with my need to have things a certain way. Good thing I can at least recognize the temptation; sitting with it, making friends with it, quite another story. Continue Reading