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The complexities of healing and forgiveness in the emotional aftermath of traumatic events often result in feelings of isolation in one's faith community. Survivor, Wendy Redroad, offers an innovative program where divine purpose is discovered in the passions. Professional recommendations & inspiration.

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nlighten faith communities to the unspoken needs of the traumatized.
Defend human dignity.
Initiate an affirming forgiveness program.
Foster sustainable transformation.
Yield to mercy--with justice.
 

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What are the passions?

"The passions are the feelings, the emotions or the movement of the sensible appetite--natural components of human psychology--which incline a person to act or not act in view of what is perceived as good or evil. The principle passions are love and hatred, desire and fear, joy, sadness, and anger."

(Compendium CCC, 370. Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2006) The Compendioum's source on this topic is the teaching of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:17 PM

Sabbatical Update

Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:17 PM
Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:17 PM

I've been gone a while. On a sabbatical I can't say I planned. As many of you know, I'm a single mother and I'm facing some major issues with my teenage son. Plus, and I'll tell you more later, but my beloved Jasmine (my nine-year-old black lab), died three weeks ago. She was diagnosed with a brain tumor. And my heart is broken beyond belief. God almighty, I loved that dog. 

I have not forgotten about you. I pray everyday. It's just that until school is out (June 5), blogging is a bigger stretch than I have the capacity to make at the moment. 

So now I ask for your prayers. I know God is faithful. The challenge I face is that no matter how good a mom I am, I cannot be a good dad to my son. 

I know many of you know how this feels. If you have some words of wisdom for me on this topic, I welcome your comments. Just click on contact me and contact away.

Thank you for your patience, and thank you for being you--even if you've lost patience with me and my occasional disappearances. 

I always sign off: You are not alone. Tonight I gently remind myself: present company inlcuded. 

We are not alone,

Wendy Redroad

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