Paris. Beirut. Nigeria. Kenya last April. I’m losing track of what happened when. There’s been so many terrible, destructive acts. Each day there seems to be a new story. I’m tired of hearing these stories. I know most of us are tired of hearing these stories. We want things to be better. We want peace, happiness, love. These words … Read More
Have you ever done something for someone but gone about it kicking and screaming? Maybe someone asked you to help them move and you really didn’t want to but knew it would be nice if you helped out. Or someone asked you to attend an event that you really didn’t want to go to but you went anyway. We often … Read More
“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results,” said Albert Einstein. Have you seen that quote? I’m sure you have, as it’s very popular. I’ve seen it a million times and have always loved it. I felt empowered and energized by it. It has inspired me to try to do things differently. Today however, it has left a sour taste in my mouth. Today as I read it, I’m thinking of my mother.
In the wake of all the things going on this week and amongst my own anger and confusion at our government, I was reminded of this prayer. I grew up Catholic and although I no longer practice, I’ve always loved this prayer and St. Francis. Peace, love, and humility. It wins in the end. Lord, make me an instrument of … Read More
Health Worker Picture, India – National Geographic Photo of the Day.
I hope your day is filled with gratitude and love…and maybe even some cake!