Slowing Down

Relaxing morning here, meditating and reading. It’s good to sit down by the sunny balcony while filling my mind with serenity. “Tsunamis are frightening not just because of the water, but also because of the objects hurled at us by the water. Tornadoes are terrifying not just because of the wind, but also because of…

Let Nothing Disturb You

A book that I have been waiting for is finally here. A morning spent with great teachings of St. Teresa of Avila and a hot mug full of hot chocolate on this cold winter morning is a lot to be thankful for. I am short on time for my writing today, so I replace my…

Only Love

“We view with horror the thought of going out and traveling about through town and country.”    – An Infinity of Little Hours, Nancy Klein Maguire The book couldn’t speak my mind any better than this. But, I am no monk, and I have a side job as a barista. I need to go out…

I See the Light in the Rain

  Montaigne thinks that parasols burden the arm more than they relieve his head. I like this mind of his. In the year 1571, Montaigne retired to his château and hid himself away within the walls of his library struck with grief from the deaths of his father, brother, close friend, and his firstborn child….