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Treasures .....

We have finally convinced my mom to move into a retirement residence. So the last week or so, and for the next week or two, I am spending...

Giving thanks.....

This week, I have done a number of things for people because I love them. Because it is the right thing to do. Because I can. For all...

It only takes a moment ......

I never stop being amazed at how the Holy Spirit works in my life. Of course, you can go through your day never seeing His presence but...

Being prepared ......

Take a look at Benny in this photo. He is watering flowers in the rain. He is wearing his mother's hard hat, ready for any emergency. He...

Hope .....

The other thought I have when I see Benny fishing is hope. Benny has all the gear - with a fishing rod bigger than him! He has the hat,...

Fishing .....

That's my grandson, Benny, in the photo. He's become my muse. This picture, for instance, gets me thinking about a lot of things related...

Patience in all things.....

I am a cross stitcher. I am currently finishing a 150,000 stitch tapestry. I love it. And, clearly, the most important thing is to have...

Pray .....

This is the last of the three things that keep Jesus at the center of your life and open your heart to trusting in God. So as we begin a...

Do your duty .....

Last week, I mentioned that there were three things we can do to ensure that we are placing our trust in God. We must stay in a state of...

Stay in a state of grace .....

In my last blog, I mentioned three things we need to do as we begin again - stay in a state of grace, do your duty and pray. Let's start...

A new start.....

Psalm 51:10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Finally, this morning, I was able to wake up...

A sadness....

Aldo had downs syndrome. He was 55 years old and he succumbed to Covid yesterday. He was my brother-in-law and Uncle Aldo to our kids and...

Read what they read......

Many years ago when I was just at the start of my career, it was difficult to find mentors - particularly, in engineering, women mentors....

Is this the hill......

Over the last few days, the same scripture passage has appeared twice at my desk - Mark 10:17-27 (The Rich Man). This means only one...

God is the compass....

I have been working through Trust - a program in the CCO series - with a friend. We have spoken at length over the last two weeks about...

Life's tapestry

This morning I was thinking about all the friends who have weaved their way back into my life - or I have weaved my way back into their...

As things settle down

Phew! Time feels like it is getting back to normal. December came in so quickly and time seemed to accelerate until New Year's Day. I...

New resolve and new beginnings

I feel like I have already put Christmas behind me. I have to admit that I have put away all my decorations and taken down the tree. It...

Joyful anticipation

This week, Father Michael and I will be talking about Angels and Saints in Episode 4 of our Advent Series. Our journey towards renewal...

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