Children taught Me Gratitude

A  writing prompt asked writers what would be the most difficult things for you to leave behind in a burning house? Well really, the only objects I consider to be important are photos of family, my computer, passport and ID, a bible and bank card, assuming that I am wearing my wedding ring and gold…… Continue reading Children taught Me Gratitude

Worth Revisiting: Dung Coloured Glasses

I received free cognitive therapy because I was surrounded by a crew of little people who greeted each morning with wonder and awe.  The fleeting dream which eludes many of us is happiness. We are running around, miserable in our insular little worlds, only catching glimpses of the world around us through dung coloured glasses. The solution…… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Dung Coloured Glasses

Wednesday Revisited: Dung Coloured Glasses

I received free cognitive therapy because I was surrounded by a crew of little people who greeted each morning with wonder and awe. The fleeting dream that eludes many of us is happiness. We are running around, miserable in our insular little worlds, only catching glimpses of the world around us through dung coloured glasses. The…… Continue reading Wednesday Revisited: Dung Coloured Glasses

Turning Grumbling Into Praise to the God of Winter

A friend, who is an Oblate Brother from Portugal, has always detested Canadian winters. Usually, he simply wants to hide from winter with its icy, raw coldness and grey skies. This year, he decided to tackle his grumbling attitude head-on looking for winter’s beauty and blessings. He inspired me to praise God for winter. +…… Continue reading Turning Grumbling Into Praise to the God of Winter

Advent Prayer While Shopping

Dear God, as I look through my gift shopping list, I hold up to you each person listed on it. Slowly, one by one, I ask that the fire of your abundant love burn within each of them. I pray that the gift I find for each person will bring joy into that life. But,…… Continue reading Advent Prayer While Shopping

A Catholic Almanac : Written on Canada Day!

Catholic Woman’s Almanac {CWA} Gratitude It is Canada Day this wonderful Monday, July 1 I am so grateful that we live in a free country. As our Anthem says,  “True North strong and free” I understand this phrase to be a prayer, proclaiming that we desire to be in the light of God, in truth.…… Continue reading A Catholic Almanac : Written on Canada Day!