All posts by: Anne Mackie Morelli

Lamenting and Suffering – What The Book of Job Can Teach Us

I just submitted the manuscript of my book to my publishers. And while I am thrilled the manuscript is completed, I can’t help but think how it’s topic and the...

Suffering, Faith, Love and Trust, A Podcast.

Recently, I was delighted to participate in a lively discussion with Kyra Schaefer on a podcast which is now posted on their site, “Empower Your Brilliance”. She is the publisher...

The Hard and The Beautiful Things of Life

 I woke up this morning to discover this view outside the front door of our home. Where overnight the forces of nature had been unleashed to cover the earth with...

Christmas, An Invitation to Love

Today is the fourth Sunday in Advent. Today we hold love. The birth of Jesus was Love bursting into the world in the form of a baby. It was divine...

Finding Joy

Today is the third Sunday of Advent. Today we hold Joy. Joy is often described as a profound sense of well-being that stems from an assurance that regardless of our...

True Peace

Finding and maintaining a deep sense of peace can be elusive in a culture that tends to prioritize things like efficiency, busyness, multi-tasking, accomplishment, and power. And the constant striving...

Joanna. One of the Devoted.

They left their families, communities and villages. Walking away from the familiar into the unknown and the unforeseen. As they responded to Jesus’ invitation, “Come. Follow me…” Joanna chose to...

Salome. One of the Faithful.

Salome. Is she best remembered for being the mother of two beloved disciples? As the over-ambitious mother? As one of the band of women followers? Or as one of the...

The Stones Will Continue to Cry Out

As he prepared to enter the city he was fully cognizant of the trials that lay ahead. He might have chosen to furtively slip in. Attempt to avoid those who...

The Contributions of Two Women in a Biblical Narrative of Intrigue and Covert Operations

They exemplified courage and ingenuity. In the face of grave danger they were quick thinking and resourceful. Capable of retaining their composure even whilst operating under great pressure. They were...