Peg Ekerdt is a writer, spiritual director and retreat facilitator. She has served as a parish pastoral associate for over 30 years, working in the areas of pastoral care, bereavement, marriage preparation, liturgy, adult formation and religious education. She has written for Celebration, National Catholic Reporter, Abbey Press Care Notes, Liturgy Training Publications and as a scripture columnist for the diocesan paper. She continues to write for Take Five and Prepare the Word.
Daily Easter Reflections: For the Divine Presence is beside us and within us (John 14:15-21) empowering us to do what is right, to admit our need of assistance, to find our way in the midst of complexity.
Daily Easter Reflections: For many years I kept a note card on my refrigerator that proclaimed the message: "We are an Easter people." I was sent the note from a parishioner, a mother of 13 and grandmother of more, who was living with advanced-stage breast cancer at the time the card was written.
Daily Easter Reflections: "To the tombs I went to mourn the hope I thought was gone. Here among you I awoke to unexpected dawn."