It took me a few years too. The mind gets it before the heart. Then the courage dealing with family and friends takes a while.<quoted text>
It's no wonder some abandon the SS groups- when all who are "led by the Spirit" come to different conclusions. Talking to you catholics has been helpful- as I read my Bible, I see that being led by the Spirit has to do with our daily lives, not Bible interpretation. Many of the arguments used against you hold no water. I will not be swimming the Tiber anytime soon, but there will be a lot less bashing from me.
The Journey Home. Monday nights on EWTN and on EWTN.com
They talk about how the CC treats women. One woman with a vision ended up with a world wide tv and radio network.
Mother Angelica. Great woman. I sure there will be a movement to make her a Saint when she dies.