Author Archives: Cathy Trowbridge

About Cathy Trowbridge

A faith-led people-person, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, great- grandmother and friend, I am a Catholic Christian striving to union with our Lord. I hope to bring you encouragement to live a closer relationship with Christ, discerning direction in the path to Him, with Him and in Him.

As long as I live

I started my blog earlier this summer. I said and truly thought I would be posting daily. It was a challenge but also a delight as I love to write. Then things changed. School began and for me that meant … Continue reading

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Anxiety and the Cross

How do I let you cover me Lord? Do I fight you and am anxious or embrace my cross? As I read today’s scripture on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross I thought of it as the tall beacon of … Continue reading

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Mary, My Mother

So often I take for granted the gift of the Blessed Virgin, mother of the most high God. I love my birth mother and hold her up in high esteem. I accepted who she was without knowing everything about her; … Continue reading

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Good Bones

For this purpose…. Jesus came for and with a purpose. Most of what we do in life is for a purpose – seldom is it just a random act. We might think it’s random, but likely we’ve had it on … Continue reading

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Head Bobbin

My head bobbed last night toward the end of the RNC. Not because it was boring, but I was tired. This morning in prayer it did it again. My favorite time of sitting with our Lord and in the middle … Continue reading

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Conform, Consent, Confirm

It certainly isn’t an easy choice to follow Christ. But three words; conform, consent and confirm describe what I choose in following Him. When I conform my life to His, I have to seriously consider what I am doing, for … Continue reading

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What would you choose?

This is a pretty important and serious video to watch.  Whether you are Catholic or not, the information presented here is pertinent, timely and informative. Society stands on a threshold of further degradation in the acceptance of evil or choosing … Continue reading

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Where’s the value?

I woke this morning questioning the value of my blogging. Because there’s only so much time in a day after sleeping, eating and praying and blogging isn’t a 5 minute thing. I wrote this at 6 am and am finally … Continue reading

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