Sunday, May 10, 2009

Mother's Day

To Father Jim and Father Tom;

As you know, I pass by Assumption nearly every day on my morning run [it's about a mile and a quarter from home; where I turn around, depends on the day]

A friend of mine has been havng a tough time. She's Catholic and goes to Mass more than just Sunday, yet still feels overwhelmed.

One morning, a couple of weeks ago, for some reason, I decided to take a detour and not rush past the the church, but I stopped to spend a minute or two with the Blessed Mother out in front. I asked for her help and guidance on her behalf.

I mentioned that to her, and things started turning around. Not resolved yet, but on the way. A beacon has been lit, she can find her way to shore.

We came up with a nickname and it's become part of my morning routine.

Anyway, when she feels she in a bind, she'll email me and say, "Hey, Rand? Can you talk to 'Mom' for me?"

I thought you'd like to know.

Happy Mother's Day.


Aud said...

Nice thought, Rand, she's lucky to have you as a friend.

Rudy Martinez said...

Thanks, Aud.

Genie said...

She sure is. Thanks buddy, :)