Most reasonable people would agree, I’d say, that it’s good to be thankful. And listing out what I’m thankful for is generally a helpful exercise. When faced with a struggle, it can be difficult, I’ve found, to recall all I have to be grateful about. I’m making myself realize the beauty of this season, despite … More thanks for the laughter and more
Our family had the privilege of visiting The Abbey of Gethsemani last weekend. My husband has been there previously for brief day visits. This time around, we were able to walk the grounds a bit as well as sit in for a 12:30pm mass. It was a great experience and I plan to go back … More content to be quiet
I had no clue there was a man crossing the Grand Canyon via high wire on Sunday evening. Color me out of touch? I heard he made it. Before I confirmed there were, I figured there were people out there praying for his safe passage across. My husband and daughter let me know that … More what is it?
I learned long ago not to share one’s emotions without considering first. In other words, give it some time. Make sure you’re ready to articulate your feelings. So I waited a week to post the following entry: Today I was angry. I’m not much of an angry person. I get upset, frustrated, disappointed. But usually, … More days of wine and rain