Thankful Thursdays

For better thoughts. Worthwhile thoughts. What is definitely not worthwhile is to worry. Worrisome thoughts consume precious minutes of our lives. For me, most times it’s about our kids’ future, other times about health issues I’m not even having symptoms … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For four decades of lessons. This past Saturday, post-consult with God, I gave notice at church that this shall be my last school year teaching Catechism. I felt it was time to pass the torch. My decision, although not an … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For tolerance. It’s our only hope. And so I ask you, what good is it to let others know what we stand against, if our attitude contradicts what we stand for? Dig down, dig deep. Let’s stop drinking the haterade, people. We … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For everything and everyone. It’s Thankful Thursday and it’s Thanksgiving Day. Enough said. Wishing all of us a blessed day accompanied by those we love…present in body and spirit. Until next Thursday’s post…si Dios quiere. “Since God is with us, and … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For those making a difference. Today, I feature Miggy’s Gift. A young non-profit organization committed to educate and bring awareness about Melanoma skin cancer. Please check out Miggy’s Gift and learn how a tragic story turned into comfort, encouragement, and hope for … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the roof over our heads. My family was displaced a couple of times in the course of exile. Both for political and economic reasons. At one point, at the age of six, I remember sitting on the floor of … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Respect above politics. Can we just vote already?! The political disagreements in this country are so red hot, and the back and forth bickering is so disgusting, that we’ve reached a new level of crazy and disrespect. I find myself … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For angels. Some show up at the right place and the right time to help us in some way, and then disappear never to be seen again. Some, we can’t see, but we feel guiding us and protecting us. These … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For colors. Especially Pipo’s. Today, I find myself enjoying the fresh shades of autumn, while we travel along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. What a feast for the eyes. And as I take in the reds, yellows, oranges, and maroons of … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For inconveniences. This morning, I woke up to a wheel-less car. The craft of stealth-like individuals quick at work last night, almost NASCAR pit road-style. Ugh! As I stood there looking at my half naked automobile, I thought about those … Continue reading