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…

One Redemptive Afternoon

It was an unusually warm day for the late fall season. Eunice, my niece, was playing while my dad was trying to fix my sister’s TV. He was taking parts apart, and Eunice was clearly an obstacle for his grand project. The living room was dark, in contrast to the bright warm late Autumn day….

Breath of Life

  It’s not often that I get to stay home at 9 in the morning. By this time, I have already logged in at least a few hours at my morning job as a barista. I have probably met at least 50 or 60 people by now, talking incessantly for a few hours and my…

To Let the Story in

I took my road bike out for a ride today. It was my first ride in almost a year. My last ride was reduced to a few mile ride to and back from the horse farm nearby. I was heading fast into my depressive episode, and as it always happened during my depression, I finally…

Good Morning!

  Having trouble starting the day?  It starts with opening the window.  Walk to the window.   Pull up the blinds.   Let the morning light in.  Breathe in the fresh morning air.  Then if you have a little more time, walk over to the swamp. See how the geese family is wide awake. Cruising on the…