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 schoolContinue reading “Baseball and Mom”

Live you best life. Experience awe.

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 theContinue reading “Live you best life. Experience awe.”

Letting Go and Moving On . . .

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 feelContinue reading “Letting Go and Moving On . . .”

Are you ready?

It’s been several weeks since I wrote for a variety of reasons, the main one was I was experiencing a bit of writer’s block. It happens. I hope the wait was worth it for you. Waiting and filled with expectant hope. This is the message of Advent. Prepare the way for Emanuel – God with us. Every valley will be raised up and everyContinue reading “Are you ready?”

Musings after a retreat . . . Best Possible Life

Last week I spent some much needed quiet reflection, prayer, and meditation time for four days at the San Damiano retreat cottage on Michaela Farm in Oldenburg, Indiana.  I am grateful for the opportunity the Sisters of St. Francis provide through the use of this space. The peace and blessings of that time continues toContinue reading “Musings after a retreat . . . Best Possible Life”