Category Archives: Faith

Lessons Learned: 4 months of Retirement

This is really a journal entry, but this is as close to being my journal as anything, so I will just put it here. I learned some things from taking four months of retirement.  I loved it for the most … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Gratitude, Retirement, Swimming | 3 Comments

First Sunday of Advent

These are the stained glass windows in the Adoration Chapel, where I spent each Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. I love Advent.  I came fully back into the fold 23 years ago when I went to confession for the … Continue reading

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A Great Interview

The kitty has nothing to do with anything, except isn’t she sweet? I had a great job interview today.  I feel so happy about it.  I actually do want the job now that I have been to their offices and … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Fear, Food, Truth | 4 Comments

Some more trickery

I was talking with a work frenemy yesterday and she suggested that I NEED to have a trip on the horizon.  We discussed possible locations of this vacation and agreed that I should visit my best friend in Cornwall.  She … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Family, Feasts, Friends | 7 Comments

It’s been a rough week

The priest listened to me calmly as I cried this morning.  Usually a fan of the traditional confessional, I chose the face to face instead.  Last week I walked out of a Catholic Church having been offended by the (30 … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Fear, My Opinion | 7 Comments

Sunday Morning

More roses in the future… My right hand is wrapped in a filthy bandage which won’t be removed for another 10 days.  I am trying to clean my house and cook and do yard work with a left hand and … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Faith, Sobriety | 2 Comments

A Beautiful Morning

I was planning to ride my bike to work this morning, but realized last night when I took a trial spin around the block that my arm is not quite healed enough for a long bike ride.  Darn it.  Maybe … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Prayer, Work | 4 Comments