Pray It to Pieces

Beads, chains, center pieces, and crosses. Serious rosary pray-ers have a collection of broken rosaries and rosary pieces. Inexpensive strings of beads are not well constructed and don’t hold up for long. If we use these rosaries, beads eventually become disconnected. My favorite devotion is to pray the rosary. It’s calming, allows me to escape […]

Honoring Mary, Our Blessed Mother

One of Jesus’ many gifts to us was in sharing his mother. Mary is our most perfect example of discipleship. If you call on her, she surrounds you with motherly love and carries our prayers to her son. Our Blessed Mother knows that nothing is more important for us than our relationship with her son. […]

Rosary in Your Hand

What’s the best rosary to pray on? The one you will use. There are so many rosaries to choose from. They come in every color, made of every imaginable product, and range greatly in price. Crystal, plastic, pearl, semi-precious stones, seeds, and wood. And the crosses and medals vary as much as the beads. When […]

From Concept to Print

When asked how long it took me to write a specific book, I answer something like, “Two years and a lifetime.” The quantity of time in such a project is not measurable. So much of who I am, what I’ve learned, and my personal experiences contribute toward every work. It’s not unusual for me to contemplate a […]