Can there be Joy in the midst of Anxiety?

Can there be Joy in the midst of Anxiety?

I’m waiting anxiously, or should I say excitedly, to participate in a webinar JOYFUL WITNESS IN THE SPIRIT OF FRANCIS AND CLARE OF ASSISI.   The webinar promo reads, “St Francis and Clare of Assisi, by their words and deeds encouraged Christians to live out...
REFLECTIONS.  Extracts from Daily Thoughts August 2020

REFLECTIONS. Extracts from Daily Thoughts August 2020

 August 13. Sexuality Education.  “There are many difficult family relationships where men or women or young girls and boys become rebellious and put a lot of strain on a family until it can get out of control.  Men womanise, women also sleep around and the young...
WOMEN’S DAY – SOUTH AFRICA

WOMEN’S DAY – SOUTH AFRICA

PRAYER FOR THE WOMEN OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Almighty God, You are father and mother to us, your children.    We thank you for the particular and special gifts you have given to women,  the gift of nurturing life, of sustaining and supporting life, the qualities of...
Sunday 17A. Feast St Joachim and Ann  Grandparents Day

Sunday 17A. Feast St Joachim and Ann Grandparents Day

July 26.      A GRANDPARENTS PRAYER.   Heavenly Father, I give you praise and thanks for the great gift of life you have given me.  With wonder and awe I acknowledge that through my life you granted life to my children and they in turn have become...
How our “isms” can and do affect our lives

How our “isms” can and do affect our lives

Two or three subjects that appear constantly on our socio-political agenda, even now, in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, you will agree, are racism, sexism and alcoholism.   But, while these, and many others, could be considered negative – let’s say display...