I have a friend who was raised a Catholic, but chose various parts of other religions to formulate a “spirituality” that she can live with. I don’t know how to describe her other than using the term “pagan”, so I’ll go with that. She knows I’m a Catholic Convert, and when I tell her I’ll pray for whatever her need, she’s completely fine with it.
Here’s the thing: I’d like to make her a Rosary. I’ve been beading one-decade Rosaries since my swim up the Tiber last year and giving them away, and I’d like to make one for her (to give along with the afghan I’m finishing for her as well).
However, I’d be concerned that she would use the Rosary for meditations on her pagan spirituality, and the “Earth Mother” and “Spirit” she uses frequently in poems she writes. But the other part of me thinks that I should go ahead and give it to her, trusting our very cool Jesus and His Mother that they’ll work their way to my friend through it.
What do you guys think?