Thursday, January 19, 2012

Great Reads

Still climbing out of eight days of the stomach flu in our house. Surprisingly, by NOT reading the internet very much this week I stumbled upon some truly excellent reads. (What is this, a sign of "less is more?" my Jesus?)

Here is a totally inspiring conversion story from Secularism to the Catholic faith. (My dear Carmelites even provided a setting for a stranger to meet face to face with our Jesus.) This line made me cry:

"These days, when I pray the Rosary, I find myself wondering which woman was the last in my line to do so, and how easily she gave it up."

(h/t Father Dan Gallaugher)

Here is an inspiring piece from the Desert Nuns on sanctity that got me kick started this morning.