What if we were always grateful instead of just one day or one month of the year? We have one day in November where we stop and give thanks. Typically it is a day where we consume too much food, experience the usual uncomfortable family dynamics and for some, a frantic day of shopping. We … More All Good Gifts
We returned from vacation last week. We decided we would travel by train to Grand Junction, Colorado, rent a car, and spend time in Monument Valley, AZ and New Mexico and return by train. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, actually, it was a little more involved and more adventurous than I had dreamed. Our outbound … More Trains, Automobiles and Chevy Suburbans – A Vacation Adventure
Richard Rohr says, “To be a contemplative is to trust deep time.” I spent last week on a silent personally directed retreat at Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center in Fremont, Ohio. I’m still processing and ruminating with my experience but wanted to share a few musings since I haven’t written in a while. … More Images of a Retreat
Do you know where you will be five years from April 8th? I’ve already made plans and perhaps others will join me in my yard that day. The next total solar eclipse in the United States will occur April 8, 2024. The path of totality will come very close to the Cincinnati area and the … More Live you best life. Experience awe.
You can’t get to second base by leaving your foot on first. It’s a fact ball players learn and relearn time and time again. You can’t leave your feet firmly planted on first base. You have to lead off carefully gauging how far you can go without getting picked off. Leading off makes you feel … More Letting Go and Moving On . . .