Thankful Thursdays

For simple little pleasures. We’re all very much in tune with the big things for which we’re most grateful: our health, our family, and our job. God knows 2020 heightened our perspective meter in that regard. My posts lately, for … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

What do you need the most today? No, besides that highly sought-after shot in the arm. Here’s a clue: it requires nothing of us, not a crumb, yet it can help us make it through the most disheartening times. No … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

We have choices to make and work to do. And so let me share a little story: An emperor in an ancient Far East country was growing old and knew it was time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Back to the grind. My reflection for the first post of the year is short, sweet and to the point: I’m still breathing. And for that, I am thankful. It’s a brand new year (although it may not feel like … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

There’s a quote that goes “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” Which one is 2020 for you? Upon some reflection, for me, a bit of both. All years are challenging, but in many ways for a … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For a bittersweet Good Night. This Christmas Eve will have a different feel to it. Our gatherings will be smaller because we’ll be apart from some of our loved ones, and that truly sucks. But in a year of so … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Our tree has been up and running! Let me tell you, given the year it has been, “rockin’ around the Christmas tree” has never meant so much. I’m so very grateful that we’re getting to do just that. Every moment, … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For a remarkable man. I dedicate today’s post to Richard de Aguero – Mr. D, as we all called him in high school. An exceptional and inspiring teacher, leader, parishioner, husband, father, friend, and brother in Christ. A faithful servant … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For family road trips. A cabin in the mountains, fresh air, snow, a truck-full of provisions and lots of laughs. This road trip is not being measured by mile markers, but by moments. So very grateful to be in Tennessee with … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Faces. That is what instantly jumps at me when I stop to reflect on this Thanksgiving Day. The faces of those I love, and whose love and support I feel, even from a distance. This year, many of us are … Continue reading