Winning the Race…
Winning the Race…
/ June 5, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Sometimes I wear myself out so completely that this morning I could quite easily ...
This Mortal Life…
This Mortal Life…
/ May 18, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Today, when I heard the news that a talented man we had all once worked with in the theatre had passed away un-noticed and was lying, unclaimed in a distant city morgue, I could only ...
Once Upon a Time…
Once Upon a Time…
/ May 14, 2018 3 COMMENTS
Now that I’m a mother of twenty/thirty-somethings I find it refreshing to go through their early photo albums; when they were really young. I regard fondly the exuberant, ...
Somewhere Quiet…
Somewhere Quiet…
/ May 3, 2018 0 COMMENTS
I used to have a closet in our old house, upstairs, where I would go and sit and say my morning prayers in the winter. No-one bothered me, it was too small, just enough room to turn ...
A Slumber of Cats…
A Slumber of Cats…
/ April 2, 2018 1 COMMENTS
There is nothing as relaxing as watching a cat sleep, snuggled up to his favorite sibling… comfortable on our soft, warm, electric blanketed bed. I watch and wish I still had the ...
Shads and Good Friday…
Shads and Good Friday…
/ March 30, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Paris told us to watch a short YouTube video called, What’s so Good about Good Friday? So we did, I held the iPad so Hubs and I could watch it together in our little nook. It was ...
Complete Surrender…
Complete Surrender…
/ March 20, 2018 0 COMMENTS
It’s that time of the year again and I’m down in my trees wrestling with brambles and vines, climbing into the boughs on a long ladder to allow me to reach the dead wood ...
Remembering the Dead…
Remembering the Dead…
/ March 14, 2018 1 COMMENTS
I was reading a beautiful poem by John O’Donohue, At the End of the Day, where he asks twenty-two questions, not unlike the Ignation Examen I wrote about here. One of the ...
Watching Ice Melt…
Watching Ice Melt…
/ March 6, 2018 0 COMMENTS
This morning I am looking out from my porch watching the trees bud… My eyes fixed on their shadows thrown across my greening grass. I sit quietly, my mind languidly drifting in ...
An Epiphany…
An Epiphany…
/ February 16, 2018 1 COMMENTS
Just before Christmas I was invited to an Epiphany event at church.  I wasn’t really thinking when I accepted the invitation, I just heard the word, ‘Epiphany’ and ...
Daily Judgement…
Daily Judgement…
/ January 24, 2018 0 COMMENTS
What is judgement? I know I’m not supposed to do it but every time I mutter to myself (which doesn’t count right?), “They let their son do what? “No wonder they ...