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DAILY GRACES

The Touched by Grace Blog

 

On Forgiveness

Is it easy for you to forgive? Over the years, it's been easier, but there are just hurts that cling to me like gum under the shoe....

Who Is Your Hero?

On today's feast of Our Lady of Fatima, May 13, I am posting a hero story. The story of Lucia, Jacinta, and Francisco is a story of...

Unforgettable Mother's Day

Mother's Day the last decade felt differently. My mother passed away in 2012. She has been my biggest supporter in everything. And...

Second Week of Easter

It was a hectic Holy Week. We were hosting Easter lunch, so there were cooking and cleaning everywhere. I also wanted to incorporate an...

God's Perfect Time

My last blog post was February 24, 2022. I took a break from writing, not knowing when I was going to go back. After almost two months...

Happy Easter 2022!

Hallellujah! He is risen! Two years have passed since the height of Covid. I read somewhere that if one contracted Covid during the...

Palm Sunday

For a long time, I've been wondering why the same people who greeted Jesus, laying down their cloaks on the street and shouting...

Do As We Say

Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to His disciples: 2“The scribes and Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. 3So practice and observe everything...

President's Day

Presidents' Day originally commemorated George Washington's birthday in 1885. It later combined Washington's birthday on Feb. 22 with...

Why do our Best?

One of the reasons I do my best and aim for the best that I can be is to give thanks to our Lord. (To win, to be recognized, and to...

A Heartfelt Surprise

My brother is celebrating his 60th on February 17, 2022! It is a milestone because most of our paternal uncles didn't do well after they...

Two Sides of a Coin

A friend and I often discuss about our faith. She is Protestant, and I am Catholic. Whenever we discuss our differences, I see each of us...

Blood Pressure

I was diagnosed with high blood pressure and was put on medication. My normal readings were anywhere from 130/80 to 140/90, and if there...

Close to You

I drove anywhere from three to five hours during weekdays when my sons were still in school, the longest stretch being from Cheviot Hills...

Feast of the Three Kings

Epiphany means a sudden revelation or insight into something. The three kings experienced their Epiphany when they saw the Christ Jesus...

New Year's Eve

What has God blessed you with the past year? For many, it is difficult to see the blessings in 2020 and 2021. There could have been...

Christmas Eve 2021

On October 19, my siblings texted that they have purchased their tickets to Los Angeles. Their families have finalized their plans of...

On Patchwork Quilts

The beauty of patchwork quilts is fully displayed often only after the quilt and design is completed. Much like our lives. Many of the...

The Christmas Tree

Joyce Kilmer's poem "Tree*" reminds me of one of God's simple yet beautiful creations. And all the more during one of two most important...

 

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