Category Archives: Faith

Memory and Service

In memory of those we love, and those we didn’t know, whose sacrifices ensured our freedoms. For their families and friends for whom, hands on hearts, every day is Memorial Day.   Copyright                                   Disclaimer Advertisements

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From Halloween to Christmas

Every Christmas, I think back to the first one my husband and I spent together as a newly married couple. We were completely broke. He had just started a new job, and I was waitressing. We couldn’t spend money on … Continue reading

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Just Another Day

Today I am grateful for… …my husband, who listens, even when I’m unreasonable. …my son, who will create a happy holiday for others, first through his volunteerism, then through his work. …my daughter, who despite being unable to spend the … Continue reading

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Fluid Beauty

Three weeks ago, my NaNoWriMo goals were set in a post called, From NYC to Temple Bar.  Since then, Syrian refugees, Beirut, Paris, more refugees, and helpless sorrow. Often my goals seem naive and superficial, but never so much as … Continue reading

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Mothers’ Day Reflection – The Pietà

Today I had the privilege of seeing my great-nephew receive his First Communion. At the end of the Mass, the priest blessed the mothers, grandmothers, foster mothers, single mothers, would-be mothers, mothers of lost sons and daughters. Then, he invited … Continue reading

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