Ignatius at Home

Distorted Mirrors

Three kids, a pandemic, and nearing the “late thirties” stage of not-so-young adulthood… Suddenly, shopping is not as fun as it used to be. Fall has brought a few occasions that require me to ditch my uniform of mom jeans and Ann Taylor Loft T-shirts. The most important of these is my sister’s long-delayed weddingContinue reading “Distorted Mirrors”

The Walking Dead

Fifth Sunday of Lent “I will open your graves and have you rise from them…I will put my spirit in you that you may live.” –Ez 37:12-14 I have been walking around dead for a while. No, I am not a ghost or a Zombie. But  parts of me have been dead inside for overContinue reading “The Walking Dead”


Live as children of light, for light produces every kind of goodness and righteousness and truth.  – Eph 5:8-9 Driving slow in the fast lane, noisy chewing, nails on a chalkboard,  blocking the grocery store aisle while talking, incorrect mask usage. We all have things that irritate us and trigger reactions that are over theContinue reading “Unwashed”

Driving Out

Thursday of the Third Week of Lent March 11, 2021 Jesus was driving out a demon that was mute, and when the demon had gone out, the mute man spoke and the crowds were amazed. – Luke 11:14 As soon as we hear the tell-tale rumble coming down the street, we must run out toContinue reading “Driving Out”

Capturing Joy

Let us make three tents: one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” He hardly knew what to say, they were so terrified. Then a cloud came, casting a shadow over them; from the cloud came a voice, “This is my beloved Son.  Listen to him.” -Mark 9:5-7 We are isolated. Yet ourContinue reading “Capturing Joy”

Whole Hearted

Wednesday of the First Week in LentEven now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart for I am gracious and merciful. – Joel 2:12-13   More than two weeks ago, our daughter Clare came home from preschool with a shoebox full of “kindness notes” (also known as Valentines). For two weeks, she hasContinue reading “Whole Hearted”


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