Category Archives: ZealousSheep

April 13

Sacred Triduum: The Prayer of Poetry

Today begins the Sacred Triduum, the holiest time of the year. In these moments, sometimes I feel so deeply my human weakness and inadequacy and I say like Romans 8: “I do not know how to pray as I ought.” Come Holy Spirit, aid me in my weakness. As I’ve prayed this Holy Week, I […]

January 06

Epiphany: God made manifest

Epiphany is a marvelous and rich feast. Delightfully, that richness lingers throughout this whole last week of the Christmas season as we approach the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. We see embers of that richness reflected in the prayers offered in the Church’s liturgy and in the readings proclaimed from Sacred Scripture. We […]

November 06

Advent: Walk with Mary to Jesus

Posted by: Zealoussheep The glorious season of Advent is approaching. The superabundance of graces poured forth for us in the Incarnation of Jesus Christ are so vast! We are invited to make ready our hearts and dispose them for his coming. I invite you to consider during the next three weeks some ways to intentionally seek […]

October 20

Because He Lives

Posted by: ZealousSheep Matt Maher has a way of penning the thoughts of my heart–in lyrical phrases accompanied by music that stirs the soul–that fills me with gratitude because these songs help me to pray as a child before the Father. His newest song has just premiered : Because He Lives. An anthemic, soulful song calling us to recall […]

September 17

Life & Death

Posted by: zealoussheep Sometimes, I am tempted to think that the world, societies, and cultures are caught in a downward spiral toward darkness and destruction. I look around and wonder if my fellow human beings are taking care to cultivate Life in their souls or are they hurtling towards death. On a whim as I […]

Days of Grace

posted by: zealoussheep We are blessed to be immersed in immense days of grace. First, we have been invited to peer into the wounded side of Our Savior and journey the path of the soldier’s lance and so find that most beautiful Heart pierced for love of us. Then we behold Our Mother, whose Immaculate […]

June 27

Welcome, ZealousSheep (New Contributor) … Awesome

Posted by: EvangelicalDisciple “Your blog is too manly.” “Your beards are overwhelming.” And the critiques go on and on.  So, SimplyBearded and I decided to silence the masses. WELCOME, ZEALOUSSHEEP!!! Elizabeth Rzepka, the feminine genius incarnate.  With a million loves, like: Alpaca (some sort of llama?), cheese, little critters (not spiders)… her one true love […]