A Life’s Impact

I’m getting on toward my later 40s and I’m having a mini mid-life crisis of sorts. I married young, at age 23, and had my first child at age 26. My full-time professional work experience lasted all of three and a half years. I chose to make raising my two boys and focusing on my … More A Life’s Impact

A new year

So I’ve been MIA from here of late. Life got a bit busy with a remodeling job at the house that took longer than expected, then a family birthday, a trip taken and a trip planned, and onward to the holiday season, which as we all know is always busy. Good things all, but time-sucking … More A new year

Trust and Mercy

Trust is a belief in someone’s ability, effectiveness, goodness, honesty, strength, dependability or reliability. Mercy is to show forbearance or have a disposition of compassion toward someone, especially when one is in a position to exact justice or bring a negative consequence upon someone. Both of these terms are central to the Divine Mercy message … More Trust and Mercy

Lights Out

What if one day, when the weather was calm and everything seemed quite normal, suddenly, the lights went out? The computer turned off? The refrigerator stopped running? What would pop into your mind? “Wow, that’s odd!” or “Oh, no, it’s happened…they’ve taken down the grid!” I’ve just finished reading Ted Koppel’s book Lights Out. The well-known journalist … More Lights Out