No Rewind; Press Play Now

I post this as I am spending a few days with my two youngest children at the beach. Family is a precious gift. Mercy is a precious gift. Sometimes, when we are open to it, the two come together for something extraordinary. I have heard the saying, "Hold your friends close, and your enemies even … Continue reading No Rewind; Press Play Now

Spontaneous Stewardship

I had a wonderful Holy Week and Easter and I hope all of you reading this did so as well! There were so many aspects of the last several days I am thankful for and made me think. One such moment of inspiration occurred on Good Friday during Stations of the Cross. When we arrived … Continue reading Spontaneous Stewardship

3 Days with Jesus

I am posting Everyday Stewardship reflections for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday today so people can use them in advance of the Triduum, rather than check back each day. From LPI, my family, and myself, many wishes for a Blessed Triduum and a great start to the Easter Season. Remember, Easter is not just … Continue reading 3 Days with Jesus

A Time for Friends

Holy Week is about more than a reflection of events that occurred so very long ago. The events of this week are about NOW. It is about being present to the suffering and sacrifice of Jesus Christ. This week unites our sufferings with His, our death with His, and our life with His. The events … Continue reading A Time for Friends

An Everyday Steward is Grateful

This is the last in a 6 week Everyday Stewardship series that highlighted 6 characteristics of an Everyday Steward. Look back through the weeks here on The Main Thing Blog and in LPI's Connect to read them all. Have a Blessed Holy Week! Passion Sunday – 2016 When I was younger I used a reflection … Continue reading An Everyday Steward is Grateful

Then God Created Pi (or is it Pie?)

Today is a day for math geeks and dessert lovers alike! Is it also a day for believers in a loving Creator? You bet! On this day I am reminded of Francis Collins, former director of the Human Genome Project and now the Director of the National Institutes of Health, who authored a book on how … Continue reading Then God Created Pi (or is it Pie?)

An Everyday Steward is Committed

For the 5 Sundays of Lent and Passion Sunday, the Everyday Stewardship reflection will look at each of the 6 characteristics of an Everyday Steward, as contained in the book of the same name. Check back each Thursday on the Main Thing Blog for that Sunday’s reflection. 5th Sunday of Lent – 2016 I had a conversation … Continue reading An Everyday Steward is Committed