Monday, February 15, 2010

The Fire Tender

My latest on talks about one of my favorite winter places... hanging out in front of the fire in our family room.  There's a bit more on that subject.  Here's a snippet:
Last week I tended a fire amidst yet another New England snowfall. The simple act of fire tending caught me by surprise. There, as I knelt on the step of the open hearth, surprisingly, it felt to be about the height of a church kneeler. A simply thought occurred to me… what if I treated my prayer life with the respect I tended the fireplace? There’s a lesson in there somewhere.
Read the whole thing here.

image credit

No comments:

Post a Comment

Too shy to leave a comment here? Email me at

The new Roman Missal (click & learn about the coming changes):

Watch Catholic TV here! Find Women's programs: "WINGs" and "Woman at the Heart of the Church"

A Lovely Reminder for Every Day

Coffee drinkers! Support AW by drinking Mystic Monk Coffee!

Ship a Cake, and Share a Blessing