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Archive for October, 2011

I originally posted this on another blog site that was going to be solely dedicated to the topic.  But the thought of managing two blog sites with all the other plates I have spinning  on sticks seemed a little too daunting.  So I am adding a category on this blog page where I will play with this topic as we’ll see what come of it.   MRL 

What happens when someone makes a decision to completely put their life in God’s hands? What does it mean to totally submit to God? I don’t know the answer to either. But I’m about to find out (more…)

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Dinosaurs on my Deck

I adore birds. I have a feeder on my back deck just outside my dining room window. It is a flat dish made of blue glass and it hangs from a crook stuck into a planter.  Each morning I fill it with seed and peanuts.  It attracts blue jays, wrens, cardinals, titmouses, chickadees, and gold finches. It is a treat to watch them fly in to grab a nibble then fly away with their newly found treasure.  Sometimes they take a rest on the crook and spend a few moments primping and preening in the sun. There is something soothing and fulfilling about watching them. I think of their evolutionary orgin and enjoy the notion that I have dinosaurs on my back deck.

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I dont’ remember where I came across this but I have it posted on the wall in my office.  This is something I feel everyone should allow their spirit to absorb.  (more…)

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Memories can be painful but they need not control us or limit us in any way. (more…)

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Last night I had the pleasure of attending a mass in commemoration of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz and the meal that followed in our church hall. The event was organized and executed by the Filipino community as Saint Lorenzo Ruiz is their only Catholic saint. Though over the years I have met and gotten to know several of the Filipino members of our parish this was the first time I was able to observe them all together as a community. (more…)

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