Tag: Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe and My Mother's Birthday

Today is the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  It also would have been my mother’s ninety-second birthday had she lived.  The irony of that is not wasted on me. Most people mourn the death of their mother.  I always find it fascinating when I hear someone talk about their deceased mother.  They remember... Read more »

On a Mission from God

The other day I picked up my 12-string guitar from Old Town School of Folk Music after having it restrung.  When I got home, I took it out of the case and played a few chords.  My eyes filled with tears.  It had been a long time. There’s a scene in the Blues Brothers’ movie where they decide to... Read more »

The Littlest of Miracles

I used to get a lot of stuff in the mail from religious organizations.  Prayer cards, Mass Intention folders, medals and other things.  I haven’t gotten anything like that in a long time until today (Wednesday, April 27th). I opened up an envelope that appeared to be all in Spanish.  I couldn’t figure it out.... Read more »