An Attitude of Gratitude

This captures the attitude…let it be so… A Prayer for Generosity, attributed to Ignatius of Loyola… “Eternal Word, only begotten Son of God,Teach me true generosity.Teach me to serve you as you deserve.To give without counting the cost,To fight heedless of wounds,To labor without seeking rest,To sacrifice myself without thought of any rewardSave the knowledge …

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Piled High

Emotions piled high, letting the weight settle, Ten days of go, to decision and loss and sadness and alone, Our last canine, remaining sister, her time to end, to heart stop, eternal sleep, house quiet, heavy. Ten days plus 556 days since the family changed, two households now, split, solo dad era established, Adjusted ok …

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Early Morning Overdrive

Early morning workdays, they seem to start like this most days. Overdrive. Zero to sixty in no time. My mind goes from dreamy rest to racing thoughts, flashing across my mind’s eye. List accelerating, things, tasks to-do’s adding to the bottom and the list gets long in a hurry. Quickly spiraling, my heart beat quickens, …

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“Love Never Fails”

This Good Friday, I feel pretty far from the usual church ideas and rituals around celebrating this day. For us Christians, today is one of the most important days of the year, when we remember the execution of Jesus of Nazareth. The darkest day gives way to the brightest, a couple days following. It feels …

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