Ignatius of Loyola, 31 July, the feast day, the day the Catholic Church celebrates this man’s life. From the 1500’s. Solider become man of the cloth, founder, believer, a person that turned to faith, turned to God. What lessons? One primary mantra, “…to the greater glory of God…”, A simple commitment, a life of self-reflection …
Month: July 2021
Home With Sick Kids
Everyone under the weather, three sick kids home from summer camp on a week day; and so, unexpected change - up, mix up, adjust to the situ. Hydrate, biforcate, med-up, rest-up, get them back to even, get them back to camp. Recipe for that? Sleep in, jammies all day, comfort food, Kids Jam playlist, Bruno, …
Lyrics Post: “American Idiot”
I can’t believe it’s been nearly 20 years since this song, this album, came I tot the world. Somehow it seems more relevant and urgent today than 2004 when it came into the world. Listen up. Don’t be an American Idiot. "American Idiot" Don't wanna be an American idiot Don't want a nation under the …
Day to Day With Little Kids
Socks everywhere. Errant plates and cups. Facial tissues. Stuffed animals. Hair ties. Lots of “No’s”, lots of lean-in hugs, Lots of love. Lots of LOVE.
Up and Down
Master the skill, up and down. On the golf course, up and down on the green means getting there and sinking the putt in short order. Maybe it’s similar in life, up and down. Each day, get up and get your work done; pursue the goals of your life, the goals of the day. Whatever …
Little things make a difference. Little things motivate. Focused on moving, even after sleeping in, even on the weekend. Green Line. + 10,000 steps, Fitbit tells me. Good. Keep Going, Keep moving. GOOD.
Ease up, ease up, easy up Saturday, Sunday, Which way, what to say? No need, weekend… Weekend, ease up, ease up. Do a little this, some of that, but ease up, ease off, be easy with yourself, yea easy with yourself. GOOD.
Olympics, Delayed, Inspired, Creative, Ceremony, Music, Dance, Color, Competition, Good. GOOD.
I’m between good and bad most of the time; maybe we all are. The Devil and The Angel, each shoulder. Aren’t we all like that? If we’re honest, it must be so, must be human nature, In between sun-up and sundown, so much happens, so much, so uncertain, so unsure, then sure, sometimes, in between, …
Lyrics Post: “Numpty” Paulo Nutini
Not a song I woulda thought an immediate candidate for this blog, but then… This happened… remembering the first single all those years ago… Not so long ago, but a bit back… And then revisiting… And enjoying… And then this… Hey, la, la La, la Yeah Building a house so it can fall at the …