Category Archives: focus

Lessons Learned on a Hike

I am going hiking Saturday and I believe I want to make it a regular practice.  I went a few weeks ago for the first time and loved it!  It happened on a Saturday after a strenuous couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Love Is An Action Verb

“Love is an action verb. You can say it all you want, but it’s what you do with it that matters.” That phrase was mentioned to me this past week, from a family member of a patient. She is the … Continue reading

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Learning Lessons from the Children on Prayer

I am impressed with the children of First Baptist Church in Newton. I sit in total amazement of what they are teaching me, and what I hope they are teaching the congregation.  The “Elementary Angels” Sunday school class (and yes, … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned….Learning

My next blog entry was going to be about Wicked the Musical but I realized that I needed to take things a little deeper than my connection to Elphaba, although that connection is pretty deep.  I realized that I had … Continue reading

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What Does God See in You?

This is a view from the Beacon of Stonington Harbor Lighthouse in Connecticut.  What a glorious view.  Can you picture the smile stretching across the face of this beacon?  I sit in awe of her view.  The beauty, serenity, calm … Continue reading

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Grace and Love of a Saint

Grace and Love are the only words I can come up with right now. I just finished reading a biography by Michael Daly, called The Book of Mychal: The Surprising Life and Heroic Death of Father Mychal Judge. Father Mychal … Continue reading

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I have a confession to make

It’s been a challenge to write lately.  There is so much going on in my mind and life right now and I am not sure where to place the focus.  Have you ever had those moments?  Well, I am going … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Son Returns

Luke 15:17-19 17But when he came to himself he said, “How many of my father’s hired hands have bread enough and to spare, but here I am dying of hunger! 18I will get up and go to my father, and … Continue reading

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Learning Lessons from Paul

2 Corinthians 12:7-10 7even considering the exceptional character of the revelations. Therefore, to keep me from being too elated, a thorn was given to me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me, to keep me from being … Continue reading

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Counting Wishes and Moments of Joy

Psalm 30:5 – For his anger is but for a moment; his favour is for a lifetime. Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning. I know it’s been a while since I have reflected.  You … Continue reading

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