Take Heart! Getting to the Heart of the Matter

JMJ When did man lose his heart? When did we forget how to cry out from our hearts? When did we fail in our courage? --a quick definitive aside: From the online entomology dictionary courage (n.) c. 1300, corage, "heart (as the seat of emotions)," hence "spirit, temperament, state or frame of mind," from Old … Continue reading Take Heart! Getting to the Heart of the Matter

The First Christmas

JMJ Holy, Immaculate Mary was the very first Christian. Blessed Mary was the first person to say "yes," to Jesus. It is around Christmas we begin to think about the Word becoming flesh--the incarnation of the Messiah. I submit to you, kind reader, myself being no theological authority but merely one who spends many hours … Continue reading The First Christmas