Baseball and Mom

“Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.” – Leo Durocher In the past month or so, I’ve attended a number of high school baseball games – a continuation of something my mother and I did together for several years. I’d pick her up at the retirement home and I’d drive her to high school … More Baseball and Mom

Serenity prayer: . . . and the wisdom to know the difference

“Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.” Proverbs 4:6-7 “Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and chose the path that leads to wisdom.” – … More Serenity prayer: . . . and the wisdom to know the difference

The Serenity Prayer – Accepting what I cannot change

In the past few months, the words to the Serenity Prayer became more meaningful for me and gave insight into the nature of being fully human.  I’ve written before about surrender and letting go in other blog entries but this was a bit different.  This was a gentler insight of “ahh, so this what the … More The Serenity Prayer – Accepting what I cannot change